WestJet and Air Canada settled their contentious dispute over alleged corporate spying and unauthorized data collection by WestJet executives, with the Calgary-based LCC agreeing to pay C$15.5 million ($14 million)--C$5.5 million covering AC's legal costs in the matter and C$10 million to charity--and Chairman and CEO Clive Beddoe apologizing to his primary rival for "misconduct." Air Canada sued WestJet for C$220 million in 2004, alleging that carrier officials illegally entered AC's ...

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