Premier King meets with Doug Newson, CEO of the Charlottetown Airport Authority

Premier King met with Doug Newson, Chief Executive Officer of the Charlottetown Airport Authority, yesterday to discuss the recent decision from WestJet to cancel routes in Atlantic Canada.  

Mr. Newson expressed his concern about the recent news announced by WestJet, but praised the positive working relationship that the Charlottetown Airport Authority has, and will continue to have, with WestJet.  

Premier King provided an update to Mr. Newson on the earlier conversation with Minister LeBlanc. Premier King also committed to working with the Charlottetown Airport Authority on a recovery plan for the province to ensure a strong, robust economic recovery is possible with access to regional, national and international markets.

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