Top News on WestJet

  • American’s Washington National slots auctioned in four bundles

    ​The slots that American Airlines is divesting at Ronald Reagan Washington National airport will be auctioned in four bundles, according to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).

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  • ANALYSIS: Fleet Watch - orders May 2013

    Review of commercial aircraft orders in May 2013

  • 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...

  • WestJet orders 10 737-800s, defers five 737-700s

    Calgary-based WestJet has struck an agreement with Boeing to purchase 10 737-800s, and defer five 737-700s scheduled...

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  • Rouge to launch Vancouver-Palm Springs flights

    News | 23 Jul 2014 15:48 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Air Canada’s low-cost subsidiary Rouge will begin new seasonal flights on 18 December between Vancouver and Palm Springs in California, Air Canada announces.
  • WestJet to add Fredericton and Loreto flights

    News | 21 Jul 2014 13:46 | Edward Russell

    ​WestJet will add Fredericton and Loreto, Mexico, to its route map in 2015, new destinations for the Canadian low-cost carrier.
  • WestJet knocks more than 4% off unsecured pricing with $373m deal

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:01 | Edward Russell

    ​WestJet has priced a C$400 million ($372.7 million) senior unsecured private placement, its first debt issue since receiving an investment grade credit rating.
  • Orange County could benefit from expanding John Wayne airport

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:31 | Edward Russell

    Orange County could benefit from reducing restrictions on operations at John Wayne Orange County airport, finds a recent Grand Jury analysis.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Esterline CMC clocks-up high technology contacts

    News | 14 Jul 2014 07:45 | Kate Sarsfield

    Esterline CMC Electronics has announced a handful of contracts for a selection of products across its high-technology electronic portfolio.
  • 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.