As a business owner responsible for hauling as many as 500 air travellers per week from Brandon to Winnipeg, Reg Hickmott has been a keen observer of Brandon’s push to secure WestJet air service.
“If they do this as a three-time-a-week service or a weekday basis, it won’t have the same impact as if they went seven days a week, east and west because that would reduce our demand,” said Hickmott, the owner of Brandon Air Shuttle. “We do a scheduled service and we’d need to make a major change to our license to operate in Brandon. It wouldn’t be a big hairy deal for us because we’d like to keep doing what we are doing.”
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