WestJet mechanics go on strike in surprise move

WestJet mechanics go on strike in surprise move
WestJet passenger jets are shown parked at departure gates at the Calgary International Airport on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

WestJet airplane mechanics say they are hitting the picket lines in a surprise move.

WestJet says travellers can expect severe disruption to their flight plans if the abrupt strike is not called off immediately.

The second-largest airline in the country says it is asking for immediate intervention by the federal labour minister and the labour tribunal.

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