WestJet

WestJet says it is indefinitely suspending operations to several east coast cities, as well as suspending operations between Toronto and Quebec City. A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

The airline is also suspending operations between Toronto and Quebec City

 

A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S., Monday, July 6, 2020. WestJet Airlines Ltd. is now offering refunds to customers with European flights that it cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet is contacting guests with eligible flights who had already accepted travel credit

 

WestJet will resume flights to London and Paris starting Aug. 20, in a July 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet will resume flights to London and Paris starting Aug. 20, in a July 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Air Canada and WestJet announced they are ending their on-board seat distancing policies starting July 1, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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Air Canada and WestJet to end on-board seat distancing policies

Air Canada and WestJet announced they are ending their on-board seat distancing policies starting July 1, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers

WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers

WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers

WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers
WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan

WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan

WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan

WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan
WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs

WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs

WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs

WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs
WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic
WestJet announced that domestic route suspensions will continue through July 4, in a May 10, 2020 story. (Photo contributed)
WestJet announced that domestic route suspensions will continue through July 4, in a May 10, 2020 story. (Photo contributed)
WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs

WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs

WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs

WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs
WestJet Airlines Ltd. will lay off 3,000 employees, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet Airlines Ltd. will lay off 3,000 employees, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales

WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales

WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales

WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales
WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program
WestJet plans to bring back nearly 6,400 employees, in an April 9, 2020 story. (File photo)
WestJet plans to bring back nearly 6,400 employees, in an April 9, 2020 story. (File photo)
(Black Press Media)

WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis

Calgary-based company the latest airline to be hit by layoffs

(Black Press Media)
Passengers disembark from WestJet’s first-ever flight into Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers photo.

WestJet bans some staff from off-duty cannabis use

The marijuana ban will be for staff in certain “safety-sensitive positions” even when they aren’t at work

Passengers disembark from WestJet’s first-ever flight into Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers photo.