Articles tagged “westjet”

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Canadian Competition Watchdog to Examine Airline Industry

The study will investigate what can be done to enhance competition within the country's domestic airline market.

Canadian Competition Watchdog to Examine Airline Industry

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Canada’s Transat and Porter Airlines Seek Closer Ties to Fuel Growth Plans

Canada's Air Transat and Porter Airlines see themselves as stronger together under a planned new alliance.

Canada’s Transat and Porter Airlines Seek Closer Ties to Fuel Growth Plans

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WestJet Has a New Deal to Raise Pilot Pay

Expect more pilots and their unions to push for similar bumps over the next year.

WestJet Has a New Deal to Raise Pilot Pay

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WestJet Closes Sunwing Deal

Canada's WestJet completed its purchase of Sunwing and Sunwing Vacations on Monday, part of WestJet's larger strategic pivot towards leisure travelers. Sunwing will continue to operate as independent airline for the foreseeable future, but could be integrated into WestJet or its budget subsidiary Swoop in the future. Sunwing Vacations is to become part of the…

Airline Weekly

JetBlue and New York’s Problems

JetBlue has a New York problem. The city that made the airline could hold it back this summer if the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control staffing issues are as bad as forecast. Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss. Plus, WestJet pursues a new, least bad strategy.

JetBlue and New York’s Problems

Airline Weekly

WestJet to Defer on Renewing Delta Joint Venture

WestJet CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech doesn't see a need to deepen his airline's relationship with Delta, even as two of his biggest competitors get cozier.

WestJet to Defer on Renewing Delta Joint Venture

Airline Weekly

Canada’s Second Airline Executes a Turnaround Plan

Alexis von Hoensbroech made a leap last year when he left a 16-year career with the Lufthansa Group, including as CEO of Austrian Airlines, to lead Canada’s second carrier, WestJet. Read his interview in this issue of Airline Weekly.

Canada’s Second Airline Executes a Turnaround Plan

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Full Video: Azul Brazilian Airlines CEO at Skift Aviation Forum 2022

Ultra low-cost carriers can typically disrupt any market they go to. Azul Brazilian Airlines CEO John Rodgerson argues they'll be out of business if they come to Brazil.

Full Video: Azul Brazilian Airlines CEO at Skift Aviation Forum 2022

Airlines

Azul Brazilian CEO Doesn’t Expect Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Competitors

Azul Brazilian Airlines CEO John Rodgerson is pretty confident he won't see any competition any time soon. Many carriers have said the same thing about their respective markets — and then got disrupted.

Azul Brazilian CEO Doesn’t Expect Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Competitors

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WestJet’s Proposed Sunwing Deal Raises Competitive Concerns

Canada's Competition Bureau has potentially thrown cold water on WestJet's proposed purchase of leisure and tour competitor Sunwing Airlines. In its report Wednesday, the regulator said the deal "would likely result in increased prices, less choice and decreases in service for Canadians." It identified 31 routes between Canada and the Caribbean and Mexico where competition…