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Swoop Airlines Announces New Winnipeg to Edmonton Route

Swoop Airlines Announces New Winnipeg to Edmonton Route

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Swoop airlines is launching a new Winnipeg to Edmonton route four times weekly beginning this fall.

WestJet‘s discount carrier says service will run from October 11 to April 27, 2019.

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Air Canada, WestJet Raising Checked Baggage Fee to $30 for Lowest Fare Passengers

Air Canada, WestJet Raising Checked Baggage Fee to $30 for Lowest Fare Passengers

By The Canadian Press

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A WestJet plane is seen at the Calgary Airport in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

MONTREAL — Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd. are raising fees for passengers to check their bags.

The country’s two largest airlines are raising the fee for the first checked bag to $30 from $25, and for the second bag to $50 from $30.

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WestJet Cutting Back on Capacity in a Bid to Reverse First Loss in 13 Years

WestJet Cutting Back on Capacity in a Bid to Reverse First Loss in 13 Years

By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

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A Westjet Boeing 737-700 taxis to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on February 3, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WestJet Airlines is cancelling service between Montreal and Quebec City and cutting back on flights across its network as it reduces capacity to meet consumer demand while also trying to reverse its first quarterly loss in 13 years.

The Calgary-based airline said flights between Quebec’s two largest cities will end as of Oct. 28, more than a year after they started to great fanfare.

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WestJet Ignites Holiday Spirit in Annual ‘Christmas Miracle’ Video

WestJet Ignites Holiday Spirit in Annual ‘Christmas Miracle’ Video

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WestJet’s Santa Claus surprises travellers at Winnipeg’s airport on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

Travellers at 12 Canadian airports have been gifted the joy of Christmas magic over the last several weeks as WestJet surprised guests as part of its annual Christmas Miracle celebration.

The Calgary-based airline’s 12 Flights of Christmas made a pitstop in Winnipeg on November 21, where members of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet performed an abbreviated version of Nutcracker.

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