‘Last resort’: WestJet laying off 1,700 pilots – Calgary Herald

Author of the article:Postmedia NewsPublishing date:1 hour ago  •  1 minute readWestJet spokesman Lauren Stewart confirmed the layoffs, explaining the move was in response to the cancellation of cross-border transportation due to coronavirus. / SMimgArticle contentOne week after WestJet announced intentions to use the coming federal wage subsidy to hire back 6,400 furloughed workers, the Calgary-based…

‘Last resort’: WestJet laying off 1,700 pilots – Calgary Herald

Author of the article:Postmedia NewsPublishing date:1 hour ago  •  1 minute readWestJet spokesman Lauren Stewart confirmed the layoffs, explaining the move was in response to the cancellation of cross-border transportation due to coronavirus. / SMimgArticle contentOne week after WestJet announced intentions to use the coming federal wage subsidy to hire back 6,400 furloughed workers, the Calgary-based airline is laying off 1,700 pilots.In an internal memo, vice-president of flight operations John Aaron said the layoffs will be rolled out in two stages: 700 effective May 1, and 1,000 effective
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