Following personal intervention by the Canadian government’s labor minister, WestJet management and its pilots, as represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), agreed May 25 to federal mediation of the two sides’ heated contract negotiations, averting pilot strike action. The federal mediation process is expected to be concluded by the end of June, both the airline and the pilot union said. On May 10, WestJet’s pilots overwhelmingly approved a vote to strike if ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"WestJet, ALPA agree to federal mediation, late June settlement" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.