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The WestJet Group announces Harry Taylor as interim President and CEO

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:20pm

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.

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  • CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.
  • "I am extremely pleased Harry has agreed to take on this interim role," said the WestJet Group Board Chair Chris Burley.
  • "It is a tremendous honour to be asked to serve as interim CEO for the WestJet Group, and I look forward to leading our organization through this crucial phase of our recovery," said Harry Taylor.
  • While Harry serves as interim CEO, Jennifer Bue, WestJet's current Vice-President, Finance Planning & Analysis will serve as interim CFO.

Swoop Announces New Non-Stop Service between Toronto and Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 4:58pm

ET) or while seats last, for travel between October 2, 2021 and January 18, 2022.

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  • ET) or while seats last, for travel between October 2, 2021 and January 18, 2022.
  • "Swoop is an important airline partner for us in the Ontario market and we truly value their continued support and confidence in the destination.
  • Established in 2018 as an independent subsidiary of the WestJet Group of Companies, Swoop is Canada's ultra-not-expensive airline.
  • Flyswoop.com allowstravellerstoquickly and easily book flights, manage bookings, check-in, view boarding passes, track flights and access Wi-Fi service in-flight.

Drone-powered Logistics Provider Swoop Aero Partners with Iris Automation

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 10:02pm

Swoop Aero has extensive experience providing drone logistics services to customers requiring safe, sustainable transportation in areas where ground or traditional air access is inaccessible, too slow, or not economical.

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  • Swoop Aero has extensive experience providing drone logistics services to customers requiring safe, sustainable transportation in areas where ground or traditional air access is inaccessible, too slow, or not economical.
  • Swoop Aero deploys its proprietary drone logistics platform into networks capable of delivering essential supplies to urban, rural and remote areas globally.
  • The Iris Automation Casia system detects other aircraft and makes intelligent decisions about the threat they may pose to the drone.
  • Swoop Aero an Australian drone-powered logistics company founded in 2017 to transform how the world moves by making access to the skies seamless.

CUPE 4070 Members Ratify First Contract With WestJet Encore

Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 11:10pm

CUPE cabin crew members working at WestJet Encore, WestJets regional carrier, have signed off on their first collective bargaining agreement.

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  • CUPE cabin crew members working at WestJet Encore, WestJets regional carrier, have signed off on their first collective bargaining agreement.
  • Members voted today to ratify the tentative collective agreement reached in July.
  • This is the first ever collective agreement for our membership at WestJet Encore.
  • Ratification of this deal is proof positive that certifying with CUPE has been instrumental in our members pursuit of fair working conditions, said CUPE 4070 President Chris Rauenbusch.

Modal Teams Up with Inmar Intelligence to Revolutionize Online Car-Buying, Taps COO Sameer Bhalla as New CEO

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

Spearheading the recent collaboration, Sameer Bhalla has been tapped as the company's newly appointed chief executive officer.

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  • Spearheading the recent collaboration, Sameer Bhalla has been tapped as the company's newly appointed chief executive officer.
  • Since joining Modal in August 2020 as chief operating officer, he has been instrumental in driving the company's product, engineering, and corporate strategy.
  • "The COVID crisis has pushed online car-buying to unprecedented levels, and that consumer behavior is here to stay," said Rob Weisberg, SVP, Automotive, at Inmar Intelligence.
  • By offering a complete sales process online, Modal's partnership with Inmar Intelligence has streamlined the shopper journey to deliver the highest ROI for each dealer.

Westjet Cargo Announces Dedicated Freighters to Better Serve Canada

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

"Our new dedicated commercial cargo aircraft are a natural evolution of the competitive guest services WestJet has successfully provided over our 25-year history.

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  • "Our new dedicated commercial cargo aircraft are a natural evolution of the competitive guest services WestJet has successfully provided over our 25-year history.
  • It will provide cargo customers with the reliable on-time performance and competitive cost advantage synonymous with WestJet," said Charles Duncan, WestJet, Executive Vice-President, Cargo and President, Swoop.
  • "Dedicated, cost efficient and nimble narrow body freighters will make WestJet Cargo a dynamic and strong competitor."
  • To learn more about how WestJet Cargo can fulfill shipping needs, or to discover incredible employment opportunities, visit WestJet Cargo .

Swoop Announces Three New Destinations Ahead of Third Anniversary

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

The addition of the three new sun destinations to Swoop's network comes as the airline readies to celebrate its third anniversary of flying on June 20.

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  • The addition of the three new sun destinations to Swoop's network comes as the airline readies to celebrate its third anniversary of flying on June 20.
  • "We are very pleased Swoop selected Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to access the Orlando market," said Tom Nolan, President & CEO, Sanford Airport Authority.
  • "We are excited to welcome Canada based Swoop to our family of airlines", said St. Pete-Clearwater International (PIE) Airport Director, Tom Jewsbury.
  • "We are delighted to see Swoop add ultra-low-cost options to the Sunshine State from Hamilton for the upcoming winter travel season.

World's Largest Analysis of Microsoft Teams Reveals Top Habits of Digital Super Teams - SWOOP Analytics

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

SWOOP Analytics today released its 2021 Microsoft Teams Benchmarking Report, an analysis of almost 100,000 teams across the globe, and identified the world's best performing digital teams using Teams.

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  • SWOOP Analytics today released its 2021 Microsoft Teams Benchmarking Report, an analysis of almost 100,000 teams across the globe, and identified the world's best performing digital teams using Teams.
  • SWOOP's report, the world's largest and most comprehensive analysis of Microsoft Teams, also reveals 97% of teams are under-utilizing digital teaming functions, indicating a huge potential to improve collaboration, communication and business value with Teams as work moves to digital platforms.
  • In 2021, there has been a 20% increase in self-directed digital teams as teams become focused more on operational outcomes.
  • SWOOP Analytics' 2021 Microsoft Teams Benchmarking Report provides best practices, guidelines and measurements to improve and compare Teams performance.

Hyperfine Research Brings the Category-Defining Swoop™ Portable MR Imaging System on the Road with Demo at Your Door™

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Guilford, CT, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperfine Research is bringing its category-defining Swoop\xe2\x84\xa2 Portable MR Imaging System on the road so that healthcare professionals can participate in hands-on demonstrations.

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  • b'Guilford, CT, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperfine Research is bringing its category-defining Swoop\xe2\x84\xa2 Portable MR Imaging System on the road so that healthcare professionals can participate in hands-on demonstrations.
  • Swoop\xe2\x84\xa2 wheels directly to the patient\xe2\x80\x99s bedside, plugs into a standard electrical outlet, and is controlled by an Apple iPad\xc2\xae.
  • Once a Demo at Your Door\xe2\x84\xa2 truck arrives at a hospital, it takes only 30 minutes to unload Swoop\xe2\x84\xa2, wheel it inside, and begin scanning.
  • This radical new model simplifies the process of acquiring medical equipment with a flattened, direct, start-to-finish approach that streamlines evaluation, purchase, and implementation of the category-defining Swoop\xe2\x84\xa2 Portable MR Imaging System.\nHyperfine\xe2\x80\x99s Swoop\xe2\x84\xa2 Portable MR Imaging System addresses limitations of current imaging technologies and makes MRI accessible anytime, anywhere, to any patient.

Exploring the Potential of Low Field MR Imaging in Radiology: A Fireside Chat at RSNA 2020

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

that makes 2020 a turning point for low field MR.

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  • that makes 2020 a turning point for low field MR.
    On clinical workflow: We should avoid the pitfalls with technology and classifying low field MR as just another type of conventional MRI scanner.
  • On Swoop: Hyperfine is pioneering the way, opening up exciting new areas and exponential advancements in low field imaging.
  • View the entire Fireside Chat, followed by a demonstration of Hyperfines Swoop MR Imaging system here .
  • The Swoop Portable MR Imaging System is the result of a total rethink of MRs potential in the healthcare landscape.