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User currently offlineFly_yhm From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 1714 posts, RR: 8
Posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1590 times:

To Canadians whish airline do you think has been doing the best the last year and which do you think has been given the most attention.

Where will you spend eternity? He,s more real then you think!!!!!
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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 9027 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1547 times:

I think WestJet is in the best financial shape.


User currently offlineMcdougald From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1538 times:

Doing the best: Westjet. It's profitable, growing quickly and getting good reviews from its passengers.

Most attention: Air Canada. The news media loves drama, and AC has been a generous supplier of it.

User currently offlineWJV04 From Canada, joined Jun 2001, 593 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1532 times:


User currently offlineSlawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3804 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1524 times:

Westjet's financial success is not exactly what it seems to be...and I think that it should take the cake for both the one that is doing the best and the one that is in the news the most...what most people don;t know is that WJ's success is largely based on the fact that they pay their employees next to nothing, and on top of that force all employees to buy a stake in the company, at the market price....But I will agree that they are in the best shape financially, but only because of the way that they run their business, and it will be impossible to maintain that success witht he addition of more employees...maybe a union, and added services ont he airplanes. On the same token the Westjet fad has also made them pretty much the most talked about airline in Canada in terms of the media, even stories about Air Canada or Canada 3000 have something to say about westjet.

"Clive Beddoe says he favours competition, but his actions do not support that idea." Robert Milton - CEO Air Canada
User currently offlineWestjet_737 From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 872 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1524 times:

Westjet is defintley doing the best.

AC has got the most attention with their money troubles and labour disputes.

User currently offlineRamperjoe From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 13 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

Would anyone know what employees, such as, a Customer Service Rep. or Flight Attendant at Westjet would get paid compared to one at Air Canada?

Similarly, what would be the difference between someone at Southwest and one the majors in the U.S. be?

User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1476 times:

Even though WestJet employees get paid far less the ones that take the option to own shares (they're not forced to) do receive dividends which pay a handsome sum. This is one reason why WJ is so successful, the employees have an ownership stake in the company, so that all want the company to be as profitable as possible.

Also, despite getting paid less, the incredible employee morale at WJ is second to none. People actually ENJOY working there.

User currently offlineFallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (14 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1472 times:

Westjet, Westjet, and Westjet

Did i forget to mention Westjet?

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