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  • WestJet to add four 767-300s, exercise five Q400 options


    WestJet will acquire four Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft to launch its first widebody flights in late 2015, the airline announces.


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  • PICTURES: WestJet Encore receives first Q400 in Toronto


    WestJet Encore received its first Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 today at Bombardier's assembly plant in Toronto at Downsview...


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  • ANALYSIS: Pearson deal aids Air Canada’s cost cutting

    News | 18 Sep 2014 16:42 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Air Canada’s cost reduction plan remains on track, and will be aided by a deal with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) that will reduce some of the carrier’s operating fees at Toronto Pearson International airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Pearson-deal-aids-Air-Canadas-cost-cutting-403876/
  • WestJet’s future bright despite currency ‘headwinds’: CFO

    News | 03 Sep 2014 20:34 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet continues to predict solid financial performance and continued expansion, despite potential threats posed by a decline in the value of Canada’s currency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJets-future-bright-despite-currency-headwinds-CFO-403314/
  • ANALYSIS: Air Canada and WestJet add seats as costs converge

    News | 13 Aug 2014 16:01 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    In 2013, capacity from Canada’s airports was unchanged from the year before. But this year the nation’s two largest carriers — Air Canada and WestJet — are back in expansion mode, acquiring new aircraft and targeting long-haul untapped transoceanic markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Air-Canada-and-WestJet-add-seats-as-costs-converge-402661/
  • ANALYSIS: WestJet eyes new baggage fees, more codeshares

    News | 29 Jul 2014 20:42 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    After reporting another quarter of profits on 29 July, executives at Calgary-based WestJet laid out a growth strategy they say will better prepare the carrier to counter threats from potential new entrants into Canada's low-fare air market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-WestJet-eyes-new-baggage-fees-more-codeshares-402152/
  • WestJet to add four 767-300s, exercise five Q400 options

    News | 29 Jul 2014 13:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    WestJet will acquire four Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft to launch its first widebody flights in late 2015, the airline announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-to-add-four-767-300s-exercise-five-Q400-options-402133/
  • ANALYSIS: WestJet's widebody decision, 10 years in the making

    News | 08 Jul 2014 19:54 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Though WestJet executives began considering acquiring widebody aircraft in 2005, only now has the airline gained the critical mass — in terms of infrastructure, fleet and routes — needed to successfully launch widebody operations, the airline tells Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-WestJets-widebody-decision-10-years-in-the-making-401185/