Westjet – Sunwing deal now complete

The WestJet Group has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations.

Originally announced in March 2022 the transaction successfully combines two of Canada’s biggest airlines. The federal government had given the deal the authorization, with Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra saying that it would “provide affordable vacation packages to Canadians, create more good jobs, and protect current jobs as well as Canadians who have already purchased tickets.”