Articles tagged “canada jetlines”

Canada’s Largest Low-Cost Carrier Is Starting an Even Cheaper Airline

Canada’s Largest Low-Cost Carrier Is Starting an Even Cheaper Airline

Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

This is an interesting move by WestJet, commonly considered the Southwest Airlines of Canada. It's likely mostly defensive, as several ultra low cost carriers plan to start in Canada. But it's also probably an opportunistic play that may improve revenues.

3 days ago

Canada Jetlines Files for IPO to Raise $44 Million for Ultra Low-Cost Carrier

Canada Jetlines Files for IPO to Raise $44 Million for Ultra Low-Cost Carrier

Doug Alexander, Bloomberg

Ultra low-cost carriers haven't had much luck up north, but the very high cost of flying in Canada means there's a need for it -- if the new carriers can make the numbers work.

2 years ago