Move should come as welcome news to the Ottawa Airport, which is facing the biggest cash crunch in its history during the pandemic.
Toronto-based airline currently employs about 100 people in the capital.
The airline had already reduced the frequency of flights between Ottawa and the Nova Scotia city from once daily to twice weekly during the pandemic.
PAL Airlines says new five-day-a-week service connecting St. John’s with Moncton, N.B., will be extended to Ottawa once restrictions on travel to Atlantic Canada are lifted.
YOW now expects only about 2.5 million passengers to pass through its gates in 2020, down from its original forecast of 5.2 million before COVID-19 hit.
Airline says service between YOW and Alberta’s biggest city will resume July 5.
Pivot follows months of backlash as consumer advocates and thousands of passengers continue to demand their money back for services paid for but never rendered.
A union official says Air Canada is laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants as the country's largest airline cuts routes and parks planes due to COVID-19
A travel data provider ranks WestJet Airlines Ltd. as the most punctual airline in Canada
Boeing Co.'s suspension of the 737 Max production line will mean further headaches for Canadian airlines, which were counting on the grounded jetliner to carry more passengers and boost profit margins