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WestJet Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing Due to Unruly, Drunk Passenger

WestJet Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing Due to Unruly, Drunk Passenger

The Canadian Press

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FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – RCMP in the northern Alberta detachment of Wood Buffalo say a WestJet flight made an unscheduled landing in Fort McMurray earlier this week due to an unruly drunk.

Cpl. Teri-Ann Deobald says in a news release that flight 3177 on Monday was supposed to fly from Calgary to Yellowknife.

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Airport Workers Ratify New Agreement, Salary Increase: WAA

Airport Workers Ratify New Agreement, Salary Increase: WAA

Winnipeg Airport
Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

Employees at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport will be back to work on Thursday after ratifying a new agreement with their employer.

Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada voted in favour of a 10 percent salary increase over six years.

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Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

Winnipeg Airport
Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

Striking support and maintenance staff at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport have reached a tentative deal.

The prairie unit of the Public Service Alliance of Canada says they are recommending their members accept a deal with the Winnipeg Airports Authority.

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Thunder Bay Man Killed in Plane Crash Near St. Andrews Airport

Thunder Bay Man Killed in Plane Crash Near St. Andrews Airport

St. Andrews Plane Crash
RCMP investigate at the scene of a fatal plane crash at St. Andrews Airport, north of Winnipeg, Thursday, September 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

A plane crash early Thursday morning claimed the life of a 29-year-old Thunder Bay man just north of Winnipeg near St. Andrews Airport.

The single-engine Beechcraft Musketeer crashed at around 4:30 a.m. on Highway 8 near Parkdale Road and McPhillips Road shortly after taking off.

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Man with Gun Tries to Board Plane at Winnipeg Airport

Man with Gun Tries to Board Plane at Winnipeg Airport

RCMP Logo VehicleWINNIPEG — A man carrying a firearm tried to clear security and board a flight to Toronto at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport on Monday.

Screening officers with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) found the gun in a garment bag as carry-on luggage at around 4:40 p.m. RCMP were called and the firearm was seized.

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