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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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  • ANALYSIS: The Boeing 737-700 aircraft report

    News | 30 Jan 2015 14:42 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Boeing's 737-700 is a shortened version of the -800 model, capable of carrying 126 to 149 passengers. It effectively replaces the 737-300 series in the airframer's line-up, and its direct competitor is the Airbus A319.
  • WestJet to add Houston and Gander, expand at Halifax

    News | 20 Jan 2015 16:34 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Canada's WestJet will add Houston (Texas) and Gander (Newfoundland) to its route map later this year, and launch several new routes with a focus on growing its presence at Halifax.
  • ANALYSIS: Jetlines eyes high-fare routes where others cut back

    News | 16 Jan 2015 21:34 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The routes in western Canada being targeted by ultra-low-cost start up Jetlines are already served by Canada’s major carriers, but many have seen double-digit capacity declines in recent years, Innovata data shows.
  • Jetlines CEO promotes start-up ahead of IPO

    News | 15 Jan 2015 21:29 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The chief executive of prospective start up Jetlines made a case today for a new ultra-low-cost carrier in Canada, telling investors that discount fares could spur millions of additional Canadians to take to the skies.
  • Vancouver airport opens new domestic gates

    News | 14 Jan 2015 22:08 | Edward Russell

    ​Vancouver International airport has opened a C$213 million ($178 million) expansion of its domestic terminal, as it improves its facilities to compete with other airports.
  • Air Canada and Jazz reach contract, Jazz unveils pilot deal

    News | 13 Jan 2015 16:58 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Air Canada and regional partner Jazz Aviation have reached a new five-year capacity purchase agreement (CPA) the carriers say will reduce operating and labour costs and align their interests.