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Let Us Fly or Bail Us Out, Airlines Say in Fight With Canada’s Trudeau

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BLOOMBERG, JULY 31, 2020 With airports deserted, Air Canada pushes to loosen rules | Opening to travel from Asia or Europe could embarrass U.S. By Sandrine Rastello for Bloomberg – Canadian airlines saw their hopes for an industry rescue plan dashed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Now they’re trying to get his government to relax travel restrictions it imposed in the …

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Good news. Air Canada to immediately rehire more than 16,000 laid-off workers

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PortandTerminal.com, April 8, 2020 MONTREAL, QUEBEC – More than 16,000 workers laid-off by Air Canada last week in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic are being hired back by the airline. On March 30, Air Canada announced that its workforce in Canada would be temporarily reduced by approximately 50 per cent, or 16,500 jobs, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and the imposition of global travel …

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AIRLINES: Air Canada to lay off 16,500 workers on COVID19 crisis

Airport. Tail end of an Air Canada plane in foreground

PortandTerminal.com, March 30, 2020 TORONTO – Air Canada plans to layoff 15,000 staff due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company made the announcement in a memo obtained by CityNews. “Other than returning the remaining Canadians home and continuing a skeleton operation, we will be essentially ‘closed for business’ for most of the quarter,” said Arielle Meloul-Wechsler, executive vice president, chief …

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