Amid an absolutely disastrous year, as airlines lost billions of dollars and laid off thousands of employees, imagine telling someone you’re planning on launching a new airline.
“People go, “Whoa. What are you doing? Are you nuts?’” said Ravinder Minhas, a founding board member of upstart Canada Jetlines.
And yet, Minhas believes there’s never been a better time to launch an airline in Canada.
“Where it looks like things are down, that’s the best time to get in,” he said.
Things are definitely down.
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