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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: 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/
  • WestJet Encore to launch Quebec City service

    News | 06 May 2014 15:32

    ​WestJet Encore will launch its first route in central Canada between Toronto and Quebec City on 15 March, 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-Encore-to-launch-Quebec-City-service-398941/
  • ANALYSIS: Fleet Watch - Orders for March 2014

    News | 09 Apr 2014 13:26 | Antoine Fafard

    Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 179 for March 2014 where 222 new orders were offset by 43 cancellations, while another 15 swaps occurred.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Fleet-Watch-Orders-for-March-2014-398052/