( 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

Jul 26, 2016, 09:01 ET Christopher Burley is appointed Vice Chair of WestJet's Board of Directors

CALGARY, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced the appointment of Christopher Burley, as Vice Chair of...


Jul 26, 2016, 06:30 ET WestJet reports second quarter net earnings

Airline achieves 45th consecutive profitable quarter and flies a record number of guests Completes a US$400 million investment grade unsecured...


Jul 19, 2016, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet second quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at 9 a.m. MDT (11...


Jul 11, 2016, 07:55 ET WestJet reports record June load factor of 80.4 per cent

Airline increases June traffic by 12.3% and updates second quarter 2016 RASM expectation CALGARY, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


Jun 13, 2016, 16:24 ET WestJet announces pricing of US$400 million senior unsecured notes offering

CALGARY, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced that it has priced an offering of US$400 million...


Jun 09, 2016, 07:30 ET WestJet reports record May load factor of 81.4 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 14.4%, flies a record 1.8 million guests for the month of May CALGARY, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


Jun 01, 2016, 10:49 ET WestJet Encore converts purchase options for nine Bombardier Q400 aircraft

CALGARY, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced it has converted the last nine of its original 25 options to firm orders for...


May 26, 2016, 14:38 ET WestJet goes mobile with TSA PreCheck program

Airline also launches electronic boarding passes for U.S. flights CALGARY, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced that eligible...


May 16, 2016, 06:30 ET WestJet announces normal course issuer bid

CALGARY, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has accepted its notice...


May 11, 2016, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to present at the CIBC Industrials Conference

CALGARY, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Finance & CFO Harry Taylor will be presenting at the CIBC...


May 10, 2016, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Transportation Conference

CALGARY, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Finance & CFO Harry Taylor will be presenting at the Bank of...


May 03, 2016, 18:19 ET WestJet reports on voting results from 2016 annual general meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA) (WestJet) announced today the voting results from its Annual General...


May 03, 2016, 17:32 ET WestJet reports April load factor of 80.6 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 5.5%, flies a record 1.7 million guests for the month of April CALGARY, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


May 03, 2016, 06:30 ET WestJet reports first quarter results

Achieves second highest ever first quarter fully diluted earnings per share Assigned investment grade credit rating by Moody's Investors...


May 02, 2016, 17:52 ET WestJet rated investment grade by Moody's Investors Services

CALGARY, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet (TSX: WJA) is pleased to announce that it has been assigned a 'Baa2' senior unsecured issuer...


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...