WestJet reduces its domestic flight capacity by 50 percent

Calgary, Canada - Canada's second-largest airline WestJet has announced that it would keep critical routes open across Canada despite the 50 percent reduction in Domestic flights.

The airline said it will continue to fly to all of the cities it currently serves in Canada with decreased frequency.

We have proudly served Canadians for more than 24 years and we are committed to providing them critical economic connectivity during this difficult time,” said Ed Sims, WestJet President, and CEO. The frequency may be reduced, but we pledge to be there for Canadians as long as possible to keep connections open and vital goods moving across our country,

WestJet said in a statement.

The Canadian carrier published its flight schedule from March 23 through April 21, including frequency adjustments. These adjustments are temporary and subject to change as more information becomes known, the company said.

On the other hand, the start dates for all seasonal routes in Canada have been delayed. More information about the seasonal routes will be announced later.