Wings Magazine

Air Canada to lay off 16,500 workers with plans to reduce Q2 capacity by 85-90%, illustrating the rapidly evolving impact of COVID-19 on commercial aviation, after the airline expected a 50% capacity reduction just 14 days ago.

Having repatriated more than 200,000 Canadians in one week, Air Canada begins cargo-only 787 flights to Europe with plans to begin shipments to remote domestic regions using Air Canada Express.

Bombardier suspends non-essential activities at Canadian aircraft and rail operations until April 26, affecting some 12,400 employees -- 70% of domestic workforce.