Tag: WestJet

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

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation
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Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the ... 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

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding
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Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?
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Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?
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Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are ... 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

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?
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Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high ... Read More

Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018
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Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number ... 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

Jamaica sees record tourist arrivals and earnings over Christmas
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Jamaica sees record tourist arrivals and earnings over Christmas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw record arrivals and earnings for the period December 21-24, 2018. Preliminary ... 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

Bombardier delivers WestJet’s first Q400 NextGen airliner
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Bombardier delivers WestJet’s first Q400 NextGen airliner

editor editor- June 7, 2013

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

WestJet reports record May traffic
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WestJet reports record May traffic

editor editor- June 6, 2013

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

WestJet earnings soar 33 percent
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WestJet earnings soar 33 percent

editor editor- May 9, 2013

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

WestJet receives flight attendant exemption
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WestJet receives flight attendant exemption

editor editor- May 7, 2013

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today confirmed it has received an exemption from Transport Canada to the requirement for one flight ... Read More

WestJet begins service between DFW International Airport and Calgary, Alberta
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WestJet begins service between DFW International Airport and Calgary, Alberta

editor editor- April 30, 2013

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - WestJet, the second-largest air carrier in Canada, launches daily nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) ... Read More

WestJet reports record January load factor of 80.9 percent
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WestJet reports record January load factor of 80.9 percent

editor editor- February 6, 2013

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

WestJet sets new single-day traffic record
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WestJet sets new single-day traffic record

editor editor- December 22, 2012

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

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

editor editor- December 12, 2012

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced that it has signed the Catalyst Accord, a call to action for Canadian corporations ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 8, 2012

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

WestJet offers up the chance to mingle with Oprah
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WestJet offers up the chance to mingle with Oprah

editor editor- December 5, 2012

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

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