Top News on WestJet

  • Would two-crew cockpit rule prevent another Germanwings tragedy?


    Among the many repercussions of the shocking revelation that Germanwings flight 9525 was deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz while alone at the controls, the most immediate has been a move to require that there be two crew members in a cockpit at all times.


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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...


  • News Listings for WestJet

  • ROUTES: Glasgow predicts 8.3 million passengers over full year

    News | 13 Apr 2015 09:02 | Michael Gubisch

    Glasgow airport is aiming to grow its passenger volume around 8% to 8.3 million passengers this year as its traffic gradually recovers back toward the 2006 peak of 8.85 million.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ROUTES-Glasgow-predicts-83-million-passengers-over-full-year-411115/
  • Would two-crew cockpit rule prevent another Germanwings tragedy?

    News | 27 Mar 2015 15:34 | Dan Thisdell

    Among the many repercussions of the shocking revelation that Germanwings flight 9525 was deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz while alone at the controls, the most immediate has been a move to require that there be two crew members in a cockpit at all times.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Would-two-crew-cockpit-rule-prevent-another-Germanwings-tragedy-410643/
  • ANALYSIS: Social media drives personalised passenger interactions

    News | 12 Feb 2015 17:43 | Kerry Reals

    Social media enables airlines to connect with, and market to, their customers in a way that is far more personalised and targeted than any of the more traditional communication channels.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Social-media-drives-personalised-passenger-interactions-408438/
  • Start-up Jetlines reveals route ambitions

    News | 09 Feb 2015 14:58 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Prospective Canadian start-up Jetlines anticipates developing a broad network anchored by flights from three primary cities: Vancouver, Winnipeg and Hamilton, the company announces in a tweet on 8 February.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-up-Jetlines-reveals-route-ambitions-408838/
  • INTERVIEW: Azul chief executive David Neeleman

    News | 21 Oct 2014 16:02 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Azul chief executive David Neeleman is thinking big in Brazil – big fleets, big networks and big ambitions. But with international expansion on the cards, the airline's future may lie overseashttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERVIEW-Azul-chief-executive-David-Neeleman-403919/
  • WestJet and China Airlines launch codeshare

    News | 07 Oct 2014 20:29 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​WestJet has launched a codeshare deal with Taiwan's China Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-and-China-Airlines-launch-codeshare-404539/