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 […]

How to navigate the WestJet Labour Dispute

May 18, 2023 | 3:29pm

Unless there is some last minute deal, it appears inevitable that pilots with WestJet will be going on strike, or locked out by the employer early Friday Morning. This is going to impact WestJet passengers all across the country. In Regina, there is a key aspect of this that isn’t generally known.  The pilots who […]

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 […]

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 […]