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Westjet in the west, Air Canada in the east: Why Canada's airlines are becoming more regional

The country's national airlines are becoming more regional after dozens of route cuts

CBC NewsKyle Bakx

The two dominant national airlines are increasingly focusing less on offering nationwide service and more on their regional strengths as they try to improve their financial performance — and also fend off soaring competition.

Those pressures are why experts say WestJet is focusing heavily on Alberta, while Air Canada is prioritizing markets in the east, such as Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. 

Those strategies are resulting in many service cuts in different parts of the country. 

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Westjet in the west, Air Canada in the east: Why Canada's airlines are becoming more regional

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CBC NewsKyle Bakx, Posted: Jan 24, 2023 4:00 AM EST | Last Updated: 3 minutes ago
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