A complaint against WestJet recruitment

A complaint was filed last week by the union representing WestJey Airlines pilots (TSE: WJA) about unfair practices in hiring new pilots. In June, the Canadian transporter will launch its new low-cost flight deck Swoop with a fleet of three planes. Westjet would have, for his new jobs at Swoop, […]

Record quarter for WestJet airline

With increased ridership and capacity in the third quarter, the WestJet airline (TSX: WJA) reported a record profit of approximately 20%. Capacity, measured in available seat miles, increased 5.8% and ridership, measured in revenue passenger miles, improved 7.9%. They generated the highest earnings per share since the foundation of the […]

A 220% tax on Bombardier CSeries sales

Washington announced Tuesday a 220% tax on Bombardier (TSX: BBD) on the sale of its CSeries aircraft in the United States. This decision, which was expected, is a victory for its American competitor Boeing Co. The US giant had filed a complaint with the Commerce Department and the International Trade […]