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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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  • 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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  • WestJet flight attendants reject new contract

    News | 24 Nov 2014 19:17 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet’s flight attendants have voted against ratifying a proposed collective bargaining agreement, spurring an expression of disappointment from leaders of both the union and the Calgary-based airline.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-flight-attendants-reject-new-contract-406416/
  • WestJet and pilots' union agree on contract terms

    News | 18 Nov 2014 14:39 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet and the WestJet Pilots’ Association have tentatively agreed on the terms of a new labour contract, the Calgary-based carrier announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-and-pilots-union-agree-on-contract-terms-406209/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-Encore-seeks-authority-to-launch-US-flights-406127/
  • Virgin Australia prices $300m unsecured note issue

    News | 14 Nov 2014 01:57 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia has priced its $300 million unsecured note issue at a coupon rate of 8.5%, marking its debut in the unsecured international capital markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-prices-300m-unsecured-note-issue-406069/
  • WestJet boosts service to Abbotsford

    News | 11 Nov 2014 22:05 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet will fly a third daily roundtrip flight between Edmonton and Abbotsford beginning 15 June, the Montreal-based carrier announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-boosts-service-to-Abbotsford-405931/
  • ANALYSIS: North American carriers raise more than $3bn during Q3

    News | 07 Nov 2014 19:53 | Edward Russell

    ​North American carriers raised just over $3 billion in new financing during the third quarter, a Flightglobal analysis finds.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-North-American-carriers-raise-more-than-3bn-during-Q3-405811/