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Airline sues rival for $30 million over poaching, ‘scheming’

Posted On: Nov. 25, 2019 6:16 AM CST


Canadian low-cost airline Jetlines Ltd. has sued Canada-based WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s co-founder David Neeleman for nearly $30 million for corporate “scheming,” Vancouver Courier reports. The lawsuit accuses Mr. Neeleman of working with former Jetlines CEO Lukas Johnson behind its back, hiring him, and then phoning an anticipated Jetlines financier to reveal that Jetlines no longer had Johnson as CEO.

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