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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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  • WestJet Encore seeks authority to launch US flights

    News | 14 Nov 2014 21:32 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet’s regional subsidiary Encore has applied to the US Department of Transportation for a permit to begin flights between Canada and the USA.
  • WestJet Q3 operating profit jumps to C$126m

    News | 04 Nov 2014 14:51 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet earned operating income of C$125.8 million ($110.3 million) for the third quarter of 2014, up 27% from the same quarter last year, the Calgary-based company reports on 5 November.
  • ANALYSIS: Pearson deal aids Air Canada’s cost cutting

    News | 18 Sep 2014 17:42 | 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.
  • WestJet’s future bright despite currency ‘headwinds’: CFO

    News | 03 Sep 2014 21:34 | 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.
  • ANALYSIS: Air Canada and WestJet add seats as costs converge

    News | 13 Aug 2014 17:01 | 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.
  • ANALYSIS: WestJet eyes new baggage fees, more codeshares

    News | 29 Jul 2014 21:42 | 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.