And in a nation with near-duopoly air service, airline upstarts have had a spotty record, as well as some high-profile failures in the last 15 years, including low-cost operator Jetsgo
and smaller leisure-oriented carrier Harmony Airways.
economy and the demise of Jetsgo
and CanJet Airlines, Deluce argues otherwise saying it's an "excellent time to launch.
In the past decade, names such as Greyhound Airlines, Canada 3000 and Jetsgo
have come and gone.
Both airlines continue to benefit from the closure of rival budget carrier Jetsgo
in early March, reported Reuters.
Companies such as WestJet, CanJet and Jetsgo
have aggressively expanded their market presence.
Canjet 2 and Jetsgo
(the re-incarnation of Royal Air) re-entered the domestic market in the fourth quarter of 2002.
The challenge in the short-haul market is choosing between Air Canada's stable of choices and the alternative offered by WestJet and the recently launched JetsGo
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Discount Canadian carrier Jetsgo
announced Friday (13 May) that it is bankrupt.
In the last decade, Air Canada, Canadian Airlines International, Canada 3000, and the latter's more recent incarnation, Jetsgo
, have gone bankrupt.
Air Canada has adjusted its domestic schedule to add flights between major cities after Canadian low-fare carrier Jetsgo
shut down operations on Friday stranding passengers.
A Statement of Claim was also filed by Jetsgo
Corporation in the Ontario Superior Court on October 15, 2004 against the Corporation, an officer, and a former officer (the "Defendants").