( Toronto:WJA )

News from WestJet A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Apr 26, 2016, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet first quarter analysts' conference call and annual general meeting

CALGARY, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 8 a.m. MDT (10...


Apr 22, 2016, 11:18 ET WestJet supporting development of Canadian-made sustainable aviation biofuel

Airline teams up with Alberta's Clean Energy Technology Centre (CETC) CALGARY, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced it...


Apr 15, 2016, 04:00 ET WestJet launches Boston service from Halifax

Airline continues to enhance choice and competition in Nova Scotia CALGARY, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Today, WestJet launched its newest...


Apr 06, 2016, 07:55 ET WestJet reports March load factor of 83.2 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 7.4 per cent, flies a record 1.9 million guests for the month of March CALGARY, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet...


Mar 15, 2016, 06:00 ET WestJet Encore inaugurates service to Boston

WestJet Encore now flying to the United States CALGARY, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - With the departure of flight 3600, WestJet Encore today...


Mar 03, 2016, 07:55 ET WestJet reports February load factor of 83.2 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 7.7 per cent and flies a record 1.7 million guests CALGARY, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced...


Feb 16, 2016, 07:55 ET WestJet announces that its shares will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under a single ticker

CALGARY, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. today announced that its common voting and variable voting shares will trade under a...


Feb 04, 2016, 07:55 ET WestJet reports January load factor of 80.1 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 7.8 per cent year over year, flies a record 1.7 million guests for the month of January CALGARY, Feb. 4, 2016...


Feb 02, 2016, 06:30 ET WestJet reports record full-year results

Airline achieves record full-year net earnings of $368 million, up 16 per cent year over year Announces plans to increase normal course issuer bid...


Feb 02, 2016, 06:28 ET WestJet amends normal course issuer bid

CALGARY, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has approved an...


Jan 26, 2016, 08:55 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet conference call to discuss 2015 fourth quarter and year-end financial results

CALGARY, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 8 a.m. MST (10...


Jan 25, 2016, 12:00 ET WestJet adds to Toronto hub

Airline also enhances schedules for business travellers CALGARY, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced it will launch new...


Jan 15, 2016, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet to present at the CIBC 19th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Harry Taylor will be presenting at the...


Jan 13, 2016, 18:23 ET Karen Sheriff joins WestJet's Board of Directors

CALGARY, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced the appointment of Karen Sheriff, as an independent...


Jan 07, 2016, 18:15 ET WestJet reports December load factor of 79.2 per cent

Airline increases December traffic by 3.9 per cent year over year and flies a record 20.3 million guests in 2015 CALGARY, Jan. 7, 2016...


Dec 11, 2015, 12:01 ET WestJet world comes together to perform nearly 32,000 mini miracles

CALGARY, Dec. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The fourth installment of WestJet's Christmas miracles campaign took the spirit of giving to new heights...


Dec 09, 2015, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- WestJetters to perform 12,000 mini miracles/

Santa to travel in Boeing 737 to deliver gifts and good deeds across Canada in 20-hour period CALGARY, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Santa will...


Dec 08, 2015, 08:42 ET WestJetters to perform 12,000 mini miracles

Santa to travel in Boeing 737 to deliver gifts and good deeds across Canada in 20-hour period CALGARY, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Santa will...


Dec 03, 2015, 07:55 ET WestJet reports November load factor of 78.6 per cent

Airline improves on-time performance to 89.8 percent, up 13.5 percentage points year over year, cements its position as Canada's on-time...


Nov 10, 2015, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to present at the Scotiabank GBM Transportation & Aerospace Conference 2015

CALGARY, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's President and Chief Executive Officer Gregg Saretsky will be presenting at the Scotiabank GBM...


Nov 03, 2015, 06:35 ET WestJet reports October load factor of 77.1 per cent

Airline reports record October traffic CALGARY, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - November 3, 2015. WestJet today announced October 2015 traffic...


Nov 03, 2015, 06:30 ET WestJet reports record third quarter net earnings

Airline achieves record return on invested capital and its sixth quarter of consecutive record net earnings reporting $101.8 million, up 19.2 per...


Oct 27, 2015, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet third quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 8 a.m. MT (10...


Oct 18, 2015, 10:10 ET A plane so cool, it's frozen

Second custom-painted WestJet aircraft inspired by Disney's Frozen CALGARY, Oct. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet, WestJet Vacations and The Walt...


Oct 09, 2015, 16:15 ET WestJet guests to enjoy speedier security checks

Airline and U.S. Transportation Security Administration to offer TSA Precheck CALGARY, Oct. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced it...