Extra flying to be scheduled to ensure minimal disruption to the flying
CALGARY, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced its plans for
potential labour disruptions at Air Canada. The airline will schedule
incremental flying to accommodate those guests who may have their
travel plans disrupted as this issue unfolds.
"We can appreciate that the travelling public may be frustrated with the
uncertainty associated with potential labour disruptions at Air
Canada," commented Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President,
Sales, Marketing and Guest Experience. "We have been proactively
planning for weeks now, with our network team collaborating closely
with flight operations to provide as many incremental flights as
possible. The travelling public can book WestJet, confident that we
have more flying available and in place.
"Our 8,500 WestJetters stand at the ready to welcome those Air Canada
passengers as our guests," concluded Bob Cummings.
Information regarding available flights can be found at westjet.com or by calling your travel agent.
WestJet is Canada's favourite airline, offering scheduled service
throughout its 76-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted
into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named
one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in
Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its
modern fleet of 97 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future
confirmed deliveries for an additional 38 aircraft through 2018,
WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international
airlines in the world.
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