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Here's what Air Canada and WestJet said about flight cuts:

Canada's two largest airlines have announced steps to address delays, cancellations and service issues.

Air Canada announced Wednesday night that it will adjust its flights over the next two months to address the "lack of customer service." And on Thursday, WestJet reaffirmed its "very cautious" strategy to maintain service this summer.

The two airlines have announced the following:

Air Canada

Air Canada sent an email to its customers Wednesday night announcing the reduction of airline-offered flights in July and August.

In an email statement to the CTV News Channel, an Air Canada spokesman said the company would shorten the schedule for an average of 154 daily flights in July and August. So far, Air Canada has stated that it operates about 1,000 flights per day.

According to the company, the most affected routes are flights to and from hubs in Toronto and Montreal. Air Canada reduces the frequency of these flights during the summer, primarily affecting evening and midnight flights on airline small aircraft.

Air Canada will also stop three routes this summer. A spokeswoman said the airline will temporarily suspend routes between Montreal and Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Kelowna, and Toronto and Fort McMurray.

International flights are largely unaffected, except for timing changes that spokespersons have stated to reduce peak flights and improve passenger flow to these destinations.

Air Canada President Michael Rousseau acknowledged in an email to customers that this would have a "bad effect" on some passengers, but this notice allowed travelers to travel in the summer. He said he hopes to be able to make other arrangements for the plan.


In a statement posted on the website Thursday, WestJet stated that WestJet "to enable the company to provide stable operations. , Fewer flights will be operated. " ..

WestJet states that this summer there will be 25% fewer flights and services will be reduced from an average of 700 daily to an average of 530 daily.

According to the airline's statement, the company is implementing an "extensive plan" to ensure that "all flights fly at their best performance." 


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