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WestJet announces organizational changes to secure its future
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WestJet announces organizational changes to secure its future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2020

Today, WestJet announced organizational changes that will see the company consolidate call center activity in Alberta, contract out airport operations in all ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice President, Network Planning and Alliances
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WestJet names new Vice President, Network Planning and Alliances

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

WestJet is pleased to announce the internal appointment of John Weatherill to the role of Vice President, Network Planning and ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality
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WestJet names new Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

WestJet today announced the appointment of Billy Nolen to the role of Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality. Billy will join ... Read More

WestJet announces 90 new and expanded flights from Calgary
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WestJet announces 90 new and expanded flights from Calgary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Today, WestJet announced its summer schedule featuring more than 90 new flights from Calgary including new nonstop WestJet Link service ... Read More

Flying Toronto to Halifax on WestJet landed in the snow
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Flying Toronto to Halifax on WestJet landed in the snow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

A Boeing 737 operated by the Canadian Airlines WestJet slid off the runway on Sunday in Halifax, Canada. The airport ... Read More

WestJet: More flights, more often this winter
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WestJet: More flights, more often this winter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 22, 2019

As part of its 2019/2020 seasonal winter schedule, today WestJet announced increased frequency and improved connectivity from its hubs to ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop service between Edmonton and St. John’s International Airport
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WestJet launches nonstop service between Edmonton and St. John’s International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019

WestJet today again connected Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador with the departure of its nonstop flight between the Edmonton International ... Read More

Westjet connects Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador
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Westjet connects Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2019

Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador are not connected by Westjet with the departure of its non-stop flight between the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and St. ... Read More

WestJet:  Victoria to Cabo San Lucas
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WestJet: Victoria to Cabo San Lucas

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 25, 2019

As part of its 2019/2020 winter schedule, today WestJet announced a hot new reason to travel south this winter – Cabo ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Transport approves WestJet’s proposed acquisition by Onex
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Canada’s Minister of Transport approves WestJet’s proposed acquisition by Onex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced that Onex Corporation has received approval from the Minister of Transport (Canada) on the basis that ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities
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WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global ... Read More

WestJet – buy business, get gold
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WestJet – buy business, get gold

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

"Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly until February ... Read More

WestJet’s Flight Light: Kids watch their parents journey in real-time
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WestJet’s Flight Light: Kids watch their parents journey in real-time

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Airline's innovative nightlight lets business travellers and frequent fliers share their travel journey with their families. As WestJet's network continues ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The ... Read More

Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign
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Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia announced a new London taxi campaign in partnership with Canadian airline WestJet. With a fleet of 14 ... Read More

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight
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WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto ... Read More

WestJet ratifies new agreement with WestJet Encore flight dispatchers
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WestJet ratifies new agreement with WestJet Encore flight dispatchers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

WestJet announced that WestJet Encore flight dispatchers, represented by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA), have successfully ratified a three-year ... Read More

Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner
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Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and ... Read More

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight
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WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today became the only airline to operate a nonstop route between Paris and ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed
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Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex
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WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash ... Read More

WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements
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WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

WestJet today announced that tentative agreements have been reached between both WestJet and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) and ... Read More

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon
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WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Building on WestJet's position as Calgary's largest air carrier, the airline began its new nonstop flight between Portland International Airport ... Read More

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece
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WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities in ... Read More

WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding
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WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Today WestJet announced that following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, ... Read More

WestJet launches inaugural flight between its Calgary hub and Atlanta
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WestJet launches inaugural flight between its Calgary hub and Atlanta

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

WestJet gas become the only airline connecting Calgarians non-stop to Atlanta, Ga. with its inaugural flight between Calgary International Airport ... Read More

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019

Boeing delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long ... Read More

WestJet sets new passenger record
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WestJet sets new passenger record

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

As the busy holiday travel season continues, WestJet today set a new record for guests flown in a single day ... Read More

WestJet flies from Halifax to Dublin
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WestJet flies from Halifax to Dublin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018

The Canadian Low-cost carrier WestJet has announced a seasonal non-stop service from Dublin Airport to Halifax Stanfield International Airport in ... Read More

WestJet signs long-term extension of Mastercard agreement
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WestJet signs long-term extension of Mastercard agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2018

Amid the turbulent loyalty landscape in Canada, WestJet today announced the long-term extension of its partnership agreement with Mastercard on ... Read More

WestJet welcomes new Chief Commercial Officer
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WestJet welcomes new Chief Commercial Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2018

WestJet today announced the appointment of Arved von zur Muehlen to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Arved joins WestJet ... Read More

WestJet announces nonstop Atlanta service from Calgary
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WestJet announces nonstop Atlanta service from Calgary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2018

WestJet today announced it is expanding choice and connectivity for Calgarians when the airline begins operations between Calgary International Airport ... Read More

WestJet names new Board Director
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WestJet names new Board Director

editor editor- October 4, 2018

WestJet announced today the appointment of a new member to its Board of Directors. Colleen Johnston resumes her position immediately. ... Read More

WestJet welcomes former JetBlue executive as new Chief Operating Officer
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WestJet welcomes former JetBlue executive as new Chief Operating Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 1, 2018

WestJet today announced the appointment of Captain Jeffrey (Jeff) Martin to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Read More

Delta Air Lines and WestJet to create new transborder joint venture
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Delta Air Lines and WestJet to create new transborder joint venture

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 20, 2018

Delta Air Lines and WestJet have signed a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture arrangement. Read More

WestJet to commemorate Western Canada’s inaugural air mail flight
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WestJet to commemorate Western Canada’s inaugural air mail flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 6, 2018

WestJet in collaboration with the Canadian Aerophilatelic Society and The Calgary Airport Authority will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Western ... Read More

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