More than 800 employees suspended without paid leave by Air Canada
Largest Canadian airline, Air Canada, has suspended over 800 employees for lacking vaccination against Covid19, Global News reported on Wednesday. Earlier in October, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered air, rail and shipping companies to establish vaccination policies for their workers, as of October 30
With fewer flights and less freight being transported in the luggage compartments of passenger planes, the price of shipping cargo by air has increased. Other airlines such as American Airlines and United Airlines also began operating cargo-only last year, hoping to use the opportunity to stem their losses.
Canada has administered at least 58,756,154 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, which means about 78 per cent of the country’s population has been vaccinated.