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Sep 15, 2014, 08:02 ET

WestJet announces fee for first checked bag

Airline also introduces price-drop guarantee and WestJet Rewards tiers to provide guests even more value CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet...

Sep 11, 2014, 07:55 ET

Media Advisory - WestJet to present at the CIBC 13th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at...

Sep 09, 2014, 06:00 ET

WestJet inks three-year partnership with Live Different

WestJetters building communities in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a three-year,...

Sep 04, 2014, 07:55 ET

WestJet reports highest load factor in 18-year history

Airline flies 7.4 per cent more revenue passenger miles year over year CALGARY, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced August 2014...

Sep 02, 2014, 07:55 ET

Media Advisory - WestJet to present at the 2014 RBC Capital Markets' Global Industrials Conference

CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at...

Aug 06, 2014, 07:55 ET

WestJet reports July load factor of 83.3 per cent

Airline achieves second-highest July load factor while flying 6.7 per cent more revenue passenger miles for the month CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014...

Jul 29, 2014, 04:55 ET

WestJet reports record second quarter net earnings

Airline achieves 37th consecutive profitable quarter and earnings per share of $0.40, up 18 per cent WestJet Encore exercises options to purchase...

Jul 22, 2014, 08:30 ET

WestJet second quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 8 a.m. MDT (10 a.m....

Jul 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

We're all over the map (in the best possible way)

New flights to Fredericton, N.B. and Loreto, Mexico CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the 2014-2015 winter schedule...

Jul 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination

Regional airline to serve Fredericton, New Brunswick, beginning spring 2015 CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will...

Jul 15, 2014, 13:00 ET

WestJet Vacations price guarantee offer returns

Incentive for guests booking their winter travel early is now available CALGARY, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Vacations recently announced the...

Jul 10, 2014, 20:13 ET

/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- WestJet Airlines Ltd./

In c7418 transmitted today at 19:42e an error occured in the third paragraph. The thrd sentence should have read "WestJet Encore has orders for...

Jul 07, 2014, 12:26 ET

WestJet announces entry into wide-body service

Airline is in advanced stages of sourcing aircraft CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced that it...

Jul 07, 2014, 07:55 ET

WestJet reports June load factor of 77.4 per cent

Airline sets a new single-day record flying more than 63,000 guests CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced June 2014...

Jun 26, 2014, 19:41 ET

WestJet Encore soars eastward

Service launches from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay and Toronto CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore today launches twice-daily service...

Jun 25, 2014, 19:04 ET

WestJet welcomes Canada Transportation Act Review

Airline congratulates Minister for launching review CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet welcomes today's announcement by the Honorable Lisa...

Jun 24, 2014, 19:30 ET

WestJet Encore celebrates first anniversary

Airline grows to 18 destinations and 13 aircraft in inaugural year CALGARY, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore celebrates its first birthday...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:46 ET

WestJet bets on Fort McMurray

Non-stop, twice-weekly flights from Fort Mac to Las Vegas start today CALGARY, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today launches new non-stop,...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:05 ET

WestJet Christmas Miracle video wins Cannes Lions

Bronze Lions awarded to WestJet for viral video CALGARY, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet took home some hefty hardware from Cannes on Wednesday,...

Jun 15, 2014, 06:00 ET

WestJet makes first scheduled transatlantic flight

Airline launches same-plane service from Toronto to Dublin tonight CALGARY, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet marks a key milestone in its 18-year...