8 April 2020, from The Globe and Mail – link to story
Here is a list of the carriers and the job losses announced since late March:
- Air Canada – link to announcement on re-hire
- Flair Airlines laid half its 650 employees.
- Porter Airlines let go most of its 1,500 employees.
- Sunwing Airlines laid off most of its 1,500 employees.
- Transat AT let go 3,600 of its 5,000 employees.
- WestJet Airlines laid off 6,900 of 14,000 workers.
- Chorus Aviation’s job losses total 3,000.