WestJet said yesterday that it has discontinued negotiations with Travelport on installing aiRES and will incur a noncash pre-tax writedown of C$31.9 million ($30.6 million) as a consequence of the failure to implement the reservation system to replace its aging OpenSkies platform. The aiRES installation, which the carrier had touted in talks with other airlines because it would have allowed the Canadian LCC to interline, had been postponed and the sides were attempting to negotiate new ...

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