WestJet suspends service to four cities in Atlantic Canada
Suspension eliminates more than 100 flights weekly or almost 80% of seat capacity from the region.
WestJet releases July schedule for air travel
Airline continues to focus on significant safety and hygiene enhancements to ensure a safe travel journey
Air Canada, WestJet scrub Boeing 737 Max from schedules until June
Ottawa banned the 737 Max from the skies last March following two fatal crashes.
Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues
WestJet will become a privately held company.
Bombardier gets aircraft orders worth US$326M
Includes five Q400 Turboprops for Calgary-based WestJet.
WestJet places $683M order for 45 Bombardier NextGen Q400s
Option for 25 more could increase value to $1.59B
Bombardier’s regional aircraft market to heat up
Analysts foresee an order resurgence from US airlines.
$50M for GE aircraft engine centre in Winnipeg
General Electric has opened a new $50 million aircraft engine testing, research and development centre in Winnipeg that could eventually create up to 50 jobs.