First Air backs out of controversial codesharing pact

APTN’s Kent Driscoll looks at what it means for northern residents.

Kent Driscoll
APTN National News
A controversial team-up from the two largest northern airlines is dead.

It was called Codeshare and was under investigation by federal Competition Board.

Thursday night, First Air backed out.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.