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Bombardier delivers WestJet's first Q400 NextGen airliner

WestJet Bombardier delivers WestJet's first Q400 NextGen airliner

TORONTO, Canada - Bombardier Aerospace and WestJet today announced the delivery of the first of 20 Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners ordered by WestJet.

WestJet reports record May traffic

WestJet WestJet reports record May traffic

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced May 2013 traffic results with a load factor of 78.5%.

WestJet earnings soar 33 percent

WestJet reports record net earnings of $91 million WestJet earnings soar 33 percent

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced its first quarter results for 2013.

WestJet receives flight attendant exemption

Transport Canada ruling puts WestJet on equal footing with US and international airlines WestJet receives flight attendant exemption

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today confirmed it has received an exemption from Transport Canada to the requirement for one flight attendant for every 40 passengers on board.

WestJet begins service between DFW International Airport and Calgary, Alberta

WestJet Flies From Calgary To Dallas/Fort Worth WestJet begins service between DFW International Airport and Calgary, Alberta

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - WestJet, the second-largest air carrier in Canada, launches daily nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and Calgary, Alberta today, utilizing ...

WestJet reports record January load factor of 80.9 percent

WestJet announces January 2013 traffic results WestJet reports record January load factor of 80.9 percent

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced January 2013 traffic results with a record load factor of 80.9 per cent.

WestJet sets new single-day traffic record

WestJet guests traveling in record numbers WestJet sets new single-day traffic record

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it will fly 57,464 guests today, setting a new single-day record for guests traveling with the airline.

WestJet re-commits to increase presence of women in leadership roles

WestJet signs Catalyst Accord WestJet re-commits to increase presence of women in leadership roles

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced that it has signed the Catalyst Accord, a call to action for Canadian corporations to increase the overall proportion of FP500 board seats held by women ...

Boeing, WestJet celebrate airline's 100th Next-Generation 737

WestJet Boeing, WestJet celebrate airline's 100th Next-Generation 737

CALGARY, Canada - Boeing and WestJet celebrated the 100th Next-Generation 737 to join the Calgary-based airline's fleet Friday.

WestJet offers up the chance to mingle with Oprah

Airline contest gives Canadians chance to have once-in-a-lifetime "ah-ha" moment WestJet offers up the chance to mingle with Oprah

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced Canadians can win a chance to see Oprah live in Calgary on January 22, 2013, courtesy of WestJet.

WestJet introduces self-serve bag tagging to the US

Westjet offers new self-serve option for guests WestJet introduces self-serve bag tagging to the US

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today introduced self-serve baggage tagging for its guests flying to the United States from Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal.

Ferio Pugliese appointed to the position of President, WestJet Encore

WestJet appoints President, WestJet Encore Ferio Pugliese appointed to the position of President, WestJet Encore

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced the appointment of Ferio Pugliese to the position of President, WestJet Encore, and Executive Vice-President, WestJet effective immediately.

WestJet Encore headquarters announced

Calgary will be home to WestJet Encore's headquarters WestJet Encore headquarters announced

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced that Calgary will be home to WestJet Encore's headquarters. The decision was made after a thorough review of various airports and a variety of ...

WestJet launches service to Antigua and Barbuda, Curaçao and Costa Rica

WestJet Airlines WestJet launches service to Antigua and Barbuda, Curaçao and Costa Rica

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet will launch non-stop seasonal service to three new exciting sun destinations today and tomorrow, plus a fourth in mid-November, offering Canadian travellers even greater ...

WestJet announces name of its new regional airline

WestJet Encore WestJet announces name of its new regional airline

CALGARY, Canada - Following a vote by WestJetters, WestJet today announced that the name of its new regional airline will be WestJet Encore.

WestJet launches codeshare agreement with British Airways

WestJet and British Airways WestJet launches codeshare agreement with British Airways

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has entered into a codeshare agreement with British Airways, enabling British Airways to market and sell WestJet-operated flights.

WestJet to give away one million WestJet dollars

WestJet Airlines WestJet to give away one million WestJet dollars

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced details of the million WestJet dollars giveaway, the airline's first-ever reward program contest for Canadians.

WestJet reports highest load factor in 16-year history

WestJet Airlines WestJet reports highest load factor in 16-year history

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced August 2012 traffic results with an all-time record load factor of 88.9 per cent.

WestJet and JetBlue shrinking legroom to increase revenues

Air Travel Trends WestJet and JetBlue shrinking legroom to increase revenues

Call it the incredible shrinking legroom, or call it an airline seating trend. Whatever you want to call it, tall travelers should take note.

WestJet announces premium economy seating

More legroom for WestJet passengers WestJet announces premium economy seating

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it will introduce premium economy seating across its entire fleet.

WestJet announces Alberta-Hawaii schedule

WestJet Airlines WestJet announces Alberta-Hawaii schedule

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it has leased two Boeing 757-200 aircraft from Thomas Cook Airlines to deliver more non-stop, daytime service between Calgary and Honolulu and Maui, and ...

WestJet ranks globally as a top 10 airline

WestJet only Canadian carrier to land a spot in annual top-performing study WestJet ranks globally as a top 10 airline

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced its selection by Aviation Week as a top 10 international airline.

WestJet and China Eastern Airlines launch code-share partnership

WestJet and China Eastern Airlines WestJet and China Eastern Airlines launch code-share partnership

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has entered into a code-share agreement with China Eastern Airlines, one of the largest airlines in mainland China.

WestJet and Korean Air launch codeshare agreement

WestJet and Korean Air WestJet and Korean Air launch codeshare agreement

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it has launched a code-sharing arrangement with Korean Air, the largest airline in South Korea.

WestJet selects Bombardier Q400 for new regional airline

WestJet and Bombardier WestJet selects Bombardier Q400 for new regional airline

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has selected Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. to supply aircraft for its new regional airline, expected to launch in the second half of 2013.

WestJet unveils electric baggage tug on Earth Day

Newest environmental innovation from WestJet WestJet unveils electric baggage tug on Earth Day

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today showcased its newest environmental innovation, a baggage tug which runs on rechargeable lithium polymer batteries.

WestJet announces exclusive agreement with Thomas Cook

WestJet teams up with Thomas Cook Canada WestJet announces exclusive agreement with Thomas Cook

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced an expanded and exclusive agreement with Thomas Cook that will see WestJet provide more seat capacity for Thomas Cook's Sunquest vacation product for the ...

WestJet introduces child-free cabins

Child-free flights introduced by Canadian carrier WestJet introduces child-free cabins

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today introduced Kargo Kids, an exciting new program allowing guests to travel on select child-free flights, creating a quieter and more relaxing inflight experience, ...

WestJet adds Chicago to growing network

WestJet to launch daily non-stop Chicago service WestJet adds Chicago to growing network

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it will launch daily non-stop service between Chicago and Vancouver and between Chicago and Calgary, effective May 14, 2012.

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