January 23rd, 2021

Canadian Press NewsAlert: WestJet to cut jobs, capacity due to new testing regime

By The Canadian Press on January 8, 2021.

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

CALGARY – WestJet says up to 1,000 employees will be furloughed, temporarily laid off, put on unpaid leave or have their hours cut as a result of new travel rules from the federal government.

The airline also said it will cut up to 30 per cent of its capacity for February and March.

More coming.

Share this story:
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x