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WestJetters “put up their hand” to support the airline’s survival

Some 6,900 WestJet employees are leaving the company, some temporarily, in the wake of the travel restrictions and border closures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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WestJet suspends all international and transborder flights for 30 days

Following yesterday’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau who implored all Canadians abroad to “come home”, WestJet has made the move to suspend all international and transborder flights for 30 days.
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WestJet postpones spring 2020 Travel Trade Expos

WestJet says it is postponing its spring 2020 WestJet Travel Trade Expos.
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Here is WestJet president’s response to coronavirus outbreak

WestJet’s president and CEO has issued a statement about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak to reassure travellers that they can continue to “book with confidence.”
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“We need to do better”: WestJet pushes for more women in aviation

WestJet is calling for more women in aviation and has released a new video to shed more light on the issue.
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“This is the new WestJet”: Agents and new Dreamliner celebrated at partner awards

When it comes to investments, WestJet has made three in particular that have paid off in a big way: its product, its people, and its partners.
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By June 2020 WestJet will have 1,000+ departures weekly out of YYC

WestJet’s summer 2020 schedule includes more than 90 new flights from Calgary including new service to Boston starting May 14.
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Transat, WestJet named among Canada’s Best Employers

Two of Canada’s most recognizable names in travel have once again been named by Forbes as among Canada’s Best Employers.
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WestJet announces new Halifax-Manchester and Charlottetown-Calgary nonstops for summer 2020

WestJet has announced new nonstop service between Halifax and Manchester, U.K. launching this summer.
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Safety board has options for investigation of runway overshoot in Halifax

Three investigators from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada are trying to determine why a passenger jet skidded off the end of a runway at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on the weekend.
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It’s the least of their concerns: Competition Bureau report on Air Canada, Transat deal
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The proposed merger of Air Canada and Transat has been called into question by the Competition Bureau, which in a newly...
Credit card chargebacks a “critical concern” for travel agencies: ACTA
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TORONTO — ACTA’s latest update on its lobbying efforts includes citations from the CTA and TICO supporting the use...
Ensemble Travel Group layoffs impact employees in Canada and the U.S.
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Ensemble Travel Group is in the process of temporarily reducing its workforce by approximately 50%, with cuts impacting...
A message from Transat’s President and CEO
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Transat has temporarily shuttered its travel agencies due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and will continue to...
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