WestJet gets ‘formal warning’ for misleading passengers about why it cancelled flights

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WestJet violated Canada’s Air Transportation Regulations when it told passengers in late 2017 that it cancelled flights to Turks and Caicos and Santa Clara, Cuba, due to airport closures, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) says.

At the time, each region’s international airport was fully operational.

Following an investigation, the CTA determined WestJet violated a regulation which states that airlines “shall not make publicly any statement that is false or misleading.” As a penalty, the CTA gave WestJet a formal warning, which means if the airline commits the same violation again, it could face a monetary fine.

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