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by Longtimer
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Westjet Delta JV
Replies: 23
Views: 5743

Re: Westjet Delta JV

And here we are now, March 23, 2020 and the real question is: how many jobs will be left after the virus is defeated (IF) and how long will it take to get back to square "1"?
by Longtimer
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WestJet only to fly Domestic for a period of time
Replies: 0
Views: 711

WestJet only to fly Domestic for a period of time

WestJet to suspend international and transborder flights for one month News provided by The Globe and Mail – link to full story and updates https://canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com/2020/03/17/westjet-to-suspend-international-and-transborder-flights-for-one-month/ KELLY CRYDERMAN CALGARY PUBLISHED ...
by Longtimer
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49668

Re: Corona Virus

WestJet flight attendants anticipate mass layoffs due to COVID-19 Internal memo sent to union officials says situation became 'grave' overnight as travellers rebooked The Canadian Press · Posted: Mar 13, 2020 11:56 AM MT | Last Updated: 8 minutes ago WestJet Airlines Ltd. says its shareholders and o...
by Longtimer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49668

Re: Corona Virus

based on the WestJet notice, it is def. not about nothing. People are not travelling but I am surprised that WestJet has found it needed to go to this extent re layoffs etc. I guess their revenues are not good but since they are now a private company, they no long publish their quarterly reports. Po...
by Longtimer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49668

Re: Corona Virus

WestJet freezes hiring, considers suspending routes as COVID-19 hammers bottom line News provided by Calgary Herald – link to full story and updates WestJet Airlines has instituted a company-wide hiring freeze and is offering its employees voluntary buyout packages as COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on ...
by Longtimer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Longview’s First Production CL-415EAF “Enhanced Aerial Firefighter” Amphibious Aircraft Takes Inaugural Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Longview’s First Production CL-415EAF “Enhanced Aerial Firefighter” Amphibious Aircraft Takes Inaugural Flight

Longview’s First Production CL-415EAF “Enhanced Aerial Firefighter” Amphibious Aircraft Takes Inaugural Flight Provided by Longview Aviation Services https://canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/longviews-first-production-cl-415eaf-enhanced-aerial-firefighter-amphibious-aircraft-takes-inaug...
by Longtimer
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada suspending flights between Canada and Italy
Replies: 0
Views: 325

Air Canada suspending flights between Canada and Italy

Air Canada suspending flights between Canada and Italy amid COVID-19 fears Sonja Puzic CTVNews.ca Producer @SonjaPuzic Contact Published Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:51PM EDT Air Canada SHARE 592 TORONTO -- Air Canada is suspending its flights between Canada and Italy as of Wednesday as the number of c...
by Longtimer
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Have you ever flown with Durian
Replies: 9
Views: 2163

Re: Have you ever flown with Durian

Never flew with it but back in the day CP had fire alarms set off by Durian and of course passenger complaints re the small. Procedures were put in place to ensure the Durian was wrapped etc so as to prevent the escape of the fumes, the smell and the humidity. The problems were solved and the cargo ...
by Longtimer
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Tim Croyle to retire from WestJet
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

Tim Croyle to retire from WestJet

I wonder what drove this decision? Was it perhaps, https://cargofacts.com/allposts/logistics/carriers/westjet-expands-cargo-team-as-787-fleet-grows/ Tim Croyle to retire from WestJet NEWS PROVIDED BY WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership Oct 04, 2019, 18:06 ET CALGARY, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Today WestJet a...
by Longtimer
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Montair Aviation
Replies: 6
Views: 1995

Re: Montair Aviation

by Longtimer
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Montair Aviation
Replies: 6
Views: 1995

Montair Aviation

Any one know which routes they will be serving? Determination No. A-2019-66 April 25, 2019 APPLICATION by Montair Aviation Inc. carrying on business as Air West Charters (applicant) pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended (CTA). Case number: 19-01592 Th...
by Longtimer
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: FA Class action lawsuit
Replies: 9
Views: 5635

Re: FA Class action lawsuit

WestJet appeals to high court over former flight attendant's anti-harassment legal action Proposed class action alleges airline broke promise to female employees The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 18, 2019 9:02 PM MT | Last Updated: April 18 Former WestJet flight attendant Mandalena Lewis is suing the...
by Longtimer
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Remeber that F35 debate
Replies: 23
Views: 1904

Re: Remeber that F35 debate

I guess the real question is: "Does Canada really need supersonic fighter jets?"
by Longtimer
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Herc incident YZF
Replies: 21
Views: 3389

Re: Herc incident YZF

January 15, 2019 APPLICATION by Bradley Air Services Limited also carrying on business as, among others, First Air (First Air), on behalf of itself and Lynden Air Cargo, LLC carrying on business as Lynden Air Cargo and as Loken Aviation (Lynden), pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation A...
by Longtimer
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Tindi Flight Missing
Replies: 190
Views: 30968

Re: Air Tindi Flight Missing

The strange thing is that within the same 2 day span, a King Air 200 went down in Alaska. So perhaps something to do with the Aircraft type?
https://www.ktva.com/story/39874254/coa ... -near-kake
by Longtimer
Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check
Replies: 236
Views: 15971

Re: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check

In the past I have volunteered to work in a number of areas dealing with juvenile's, all required a police check in attempt to protect the children. I never felt that was a problem ……. I wonder why some would?
by Longtimer
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Lion Air 737 MAX 8 Crashes in Indoesia
Replies: 58
Views: 11137

Re: Lion Air 737 MAX 8 Crashes in Indoesia

Based on the number of 737Max aircraft and others flying in Canada I am surprised this was not posted.
https://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guid ... rgency.pdf
by Longtimer
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: WestJet Delays some 737 max 8 deliveries
Replies: 15
Views: 5724

WestJet Delays some 737 max 8 deliveries

Canadian Aviation News ‎Today, ‎November ‎4, ‎2018, ‏‎29 minutes ago Canada’s WestJet to defer four 737 MAX 8 deliveries on domestic overcapacity ‎Today, ‎November ‎4, ‎2018, ‏‎2 hours ago | Peter Muir 31 October 2018 – Air Transport World Sean Broderick sean.broderick@aviationweek.com Overcapacity ...
by Longtimer
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 73
Views: 5586

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

This subject was beat to death several times on this forum in the past …..
by Longtimer
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: First Air and Canadian North to Merge
Replies: 0
Views: 994

First Air and Canadian North to Merge

New milestone agreement reached to merge First Air and Canadian North to better serve Pan-Arctic communities Logo: Inuvialuit Corporate Group (CNW Group/Inuvialuit Corporate Group) https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/new-milestone-agreement-reached-to-merge-first-air-and-canadian-north-to-better-s...
by Longtimer
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: BREEZY in Birmingham.
Replies: 12
Views: 1419

Re: BREEZY in Birmingham.

Re: BREEZY in Birmingham. Report this post Quote #3 Post by Eric Janson » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:52 am Don't see the rudder move at all once they cross the threshold - it's there for a reason! Landing crabbed is poor technique imho. Yet most if not all major carriers train for that. Of course maybe y...

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