WestJet Pilot Strike
Update:-Friday evening, May 25, 2018 You can relax. Pilot's have agreed to yet more mediation. Threat of strike action has gone. Pilot's and airline urge passengers to book and travel with confidence.
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 All's quiet today.
Tuesday, Update:-22 May, 2018 Nothing yet, 11pm
Eastern US time. Know your rights cbc.ca
Update:-WestJet pilot's - first possible strike action 22 May, 2018. Air Canada bringing in extra flights.
The 60 Day federal conciliation period ended today Friday 27 April, 2018. Cooling off period is now in effect for Westjet pilot's. Strike
August, 28, 2013 Westjet flights to Vancouver airport likely to be delayed this coming long week-end. Follow along with us Vancouver airport strike
Westjet doesn't expect flight delays
Old industrial actions
3/20/2010 New WestJet chief on the attack
Westjet fliers are going to Hamilton Airport Thanksgiving or Christmas 2009? Expect flight disruptions. Airport employees threaten strike.
6/19/08 Air Canada's loss could be WestJet's gain canada.com
4/8/08 Oops, phopha?) by west jet, Prince George AIDS group threatens suit over airport 'humiliation' Passengers not happy.
WestJet Airlines and Air Canada both flew fuller planes in March than a year earlier, the two airlines said on Wednesday.
Montreal-based Air Canada, the operating arm of ACE Aviation Holdings, said its March traffic, measured by revenue passenger miles, rose 6.4 percent from a year earlier, while overall capacity increased by 1.7 percent.
Its passenger load factor rose 3.5 percentage points, to 79.8 percent, from 76.3 percent in March 2004.
Domestically, traffic increased by 3.3 percent, while capacity decreased by 1.1 percent. The load factor rose 3.4 percentage points, to 79 percent from 75.6 percent a year ago.
Air Canada, the country's major carrier, said March was the 12th straight record month for its load factor.
Number 2 carrier WestJet, Canada's leading discount airline, said its traffic for March 2005 rose 54.7 percent from a year ago, while overall capacity rose 34.7 percent.
Its load factor was up 10.1 percentage points at 77.8 percent. This compares with 67.7 percent last March.
Both airlines have benefited from the demise of discount competitor Jets go in early March.
3/31/08 battle for business travelers in Canada is a bit like watching the little guy in a fight with one arm strapped behind its back.eturbonews.com