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WestJet to be Acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Onex Corporation and its affiliated funds will acquire all outstanding shares of WestJet for $31.00 per share, after which WestJet will operate as a privately-held company. The purchase […]

WestJet unveils its Dreamliner ‘Spirit of Canada’ to the world

WestJet unveiled its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner livery, logo and cabin interior including the airline’s first-ever business class cabin on 8th May. The reveal is part of WestJet’s lead-up to the arrival of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in early 2019.   “The introduction of Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner, a state-of-the-art aircraft, is the dawn of a new […]

Canadian ULCC Swoop to start flights in June 2018

Swoop, a new Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier, announced its initial schedule release and began ticket sales on February 1, 2018. The airline revealed that it is ready to take to the skies in July 2018, with the first domestic flight scheduled on June 20, 2018 and international operations coming later in 2018. Swoop, a “little sister” […]