WestJet statement regarding ALPA strike authorization vote outcome

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-FNAX (msn 60511) YYC (Chris Sands). Image: 940862.

WestJet today issued the following statement regarding the outcome of the strike authorization vote put forth by the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) to WestJet pilots.

“We acknowledge the outcome of this vote and recognize the mandate WestJet pilots have given ALPA,” said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. “We are certain our guests will appreciate that this update confirms their travel will be unaffected over the Victoria Day long weekend.”

Said Sims, “We remain at the negotiation table to drive a sustainable agreement, in the best interest of our pilots, 13,000 WestJetters and the 70,000 guests who fly with us daily.”

Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-FNAX (msn 60511) YYC (Chris Sands). Image: 940862.

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