Travellers breathe easier after WestJet pilot strike averted

May 19, 2023 | 4:45am

WestJet and its pilots union say they have reached a last-minute deal, averting a strike ahead of the May long weekend. A statement from the Air Line Pilots Association says union leaders voted to approve an agreement-in-principle, with a membership vote to begin in the coming days. The airline had grounded the bulk of its fleet […]

Talks Continue as West Jet Braces for Strike Action by Pilots

May 18, 2023 | 7:54am

Talks between WestJet and the pilots’ union continue amid the countdown toward a Friday strike deadline, with the airline saying it has started to cancel flights ahead of the anticipated work stoppage. Some 1,800 pilots at the carrier and its Swoop subsidiary are poised to walk off the job as of 3 a.m. eastern daylight […]

Regina’s Airport Preparing for WestJet Labour Dispute

May 16, 2023 | 8:52am

WestJet is a key operator of Regina’s International Airport, but all that could come to stop on Thursday night. With the airline issuing lockout notice Monday night after the pilot’s issued strike notice, there seems to be little hope of stopping this labour dispute. This means most, if not all of WestJet’s flights will be […]

WestJet Pilots Serve 72 Hour Strike Notice

May 15, 2023 | 7:54pm

WestJet Pilots are going on strike if there isn’t a deal in the next 72 hours. The Airline Pilots Association International (ALPA), the union representing Westjet Pilots issued a 72 hour strike notice to the airline on Monday evening. The notice allows the union to begin job action as early as Thursday evening. ALPA posted […]