Alberta premier supports federal assistance for Canadian airlines

alberta premier supports federal assistance for canadian airlines

Sumary of Alberta premier supports federal assistance for Canadian airlines:

  • Alberta Premier Jason Kenney supports the federal government announcement Sunday that it would provide financial aid for the Canadian airline industry if carriers refund passengers whose flights were cancelled..
  • “Here in Alberta, the impacts have been felt disproportionately given that we are home to WestJet head office, one of our most important employers,”.
  • Airlines have cancelled numerous pre-booked trips, offering passengers credits or vouchers instead of refunds since March..
  • The Canadian Transportation Agency received 8,000 complaints between mid-March and the end of August, most of which are believed to be related to refunds..
  • Court denies request to dismiss case involving flight refunds, Canadian Transportation Agency Passengers have also filed a handful of proposed class-action lawsuits and three petitions garnering more than 100,000 signatures that call for customer reimbursement..
  • “We are ready to establish a process with major airlines regarding financial assistance which could include loans and potentially other support to secure important results for Canadians,”.
  • READ MORE:Court denies request to dismiss case involving flight refunds, Canadian Transportation Agency Alberta-based WestJet has announced it will refund travellers whose flights have been cancelled due to the pandemic….

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