Airlines Canada

WestJet Pilots Ask Feds For Union Certification Vote

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY - The WestJet Professional Pilot's Association says it has asked the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to conduct a union certification vote...

WestJet Is London-Bound

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Business

Budget carrier WestJet is London-bound. The Calgary-based airline announced Tuesday that its debut trans-Atlantic flight will be to London’s Gatw...

WestJet CEO Asks Staff To Think Hard Before Choosing Union

CBC | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Business

This is a tense time at WestJet, Canada's second largest airline. Two employee groups — representing pilots and flight attendants — are try...

Air Canada Rouge Removes Seats To Make Leg Room, For Some

CBC | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Business

Air Canada's discount leisure airline Rouge will make its premium cabin up front feel a lot more like first class, removing the middle seat on each s...

'Extreme Cold' Causes Baggage Delays, Missed Flights

CBC | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Business

Some Sunwing Airlines passengers were running out of patience after they landed in Toronto and learned they couldn't pick up their luggage. The...

WestJet Encore About To Shake Up Canadian Regional Flying

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - WestJet Encore is shaking up Canada's regional airline market, pressuring rivals to cut fares and lower costs as it prepares to expand its ...

Russia's Largest Airline Cancels Flights To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Business

Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot has cancelled regular flights to Canada, saying its flight to Toronto has become unprofitable. There was no indic...

Canadians Will Soon Be Able To 'Jet Naked'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Business

Is the age of ultra low-cost airlines finally coming to Canada? Two new startup airlines hope so, but if history is any indicator, they’ll have an u...

Why Cheap Flights Could Be Coming To B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A group of aviation veterans is working to launch a Vancouver-based airline that would offer cheap flights throughout western Canada. Canada Jetlin...

Open Up Canada To Foreign Airlines: Group

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Consumers' Association of Canada is calling for the federal government to allow more competition from foreign airlines.The group says Can...

The End Of 'Gotcha' Airline Ticket Prices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The federal government says advertised airfares for flights originating in Canada must include all relevant fees so the travelling public ca...

WstJet, Porter Have Never Been More Popular

CBC | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Business

WestJet planes flew with the lowest percentage of empty seats in the airline's history last month, the Calgary-based airline said today. T...

Jazz Air Faces Possible Fall Strike

CP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Canada Business

HALIFAX -- Jazz Air's dispatchers have voted 92 per cent in favour of a strike, and a work stoppage at the regional airline could happen as early as m...

WestJet Mulls Launching Regional Carrier

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet is considering launching a new short-haul regional airline — a move observers says would intensify competition with its chief riva...

Tories Target Airfares

CBC | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Politics

Four years after changing the law to require airlines to advertise fares with fees and taxes included, the federal government said Friday...