The next few months could determine if Prince Rupert gains more competition in the airline industry as West Jet continues on with its plans to develop a regional airline service.
Prince Rupert was first mentioned as a possible destination last year when West Jet first floated the idea of a service to stream traffic to its fleet of 737's to larger markets, Monday provided a bit more background on the airlines plans and the timeline they are looking at.
Vancouver Sun-- West Jet eyes starting new regional airline
Canadian Business-- West Jet considering launching short haul regional airline as early as 2013
National Post-- West Jet considers launching short haul airline
Globe and Mail-- West Jet plan a new threat to Air Canada