WestJet Encore (Calgary) announced ts pilots have voted in favor of a new agreement with 93 percent of eligible pilots voting.
The tentative agreement was negotiated between WestJet Encore and the WestJet Pilots’ Association (WJPA), the association representing its pilots. Voting on the agreement began on December 12, 2015 and ended December 20, 2015.
Nearly 275 WestJet Encore pilots are represented by the WJPA, a subgroup of WestJet’s Proactive Communication Team (PACT), the wholly-elected employee association representing WestJet’s more than 11,000 employees. This is the first ratified agreement between WestJet and its Encore pilots.
The new agreement begins January 1, 2016 and expires on December 31, 2020.
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-GWEO (msn 4462) taxies at the Calgary base.
WestJet (Calgary) today congratulated Bombardier on the delivery of its 500th Q400 aircraft. The milestone aircraft was delivered to WestJet during a ceremony at Bombardier’s assembly site in Toronto.
WestJet Encore celebrated its second anniversary on June 24. The regional airline, a wholly owned subsidiary of WestJet, now serves 24 communities across Canada and continues to liberate Canadians from the high cost of air travel by offering more choices to more connections across the WestJet network.
New WestJet Encore routes offered in 2015 include Toronto-Quebec City, Toronto-Fredericton, Halifax-Deer Lake, Halifax-Gander and Halifax-Sydney.
Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-GWEO (msn 4462) taxies at Toronto (Pearson).