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Aug 06, 2015, 07:55 ET

WestJet reports July load factor of 82.8 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 5.0 per cent year over year and sets a new single-day record flying more than 72,000 guests CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2015...

Jul 28, 2015, 06:32 ET

WestJet amends normal course issuer bid

CALGARY, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has approved an...

Jul 28, 2015, 06:30 ET

WestJet reports record second quarter net earnings

Airline achieves 41st consecutive profitable quarter, record return on invested capital and record quarterly earnings per share of $0.49, up 23...

Jul 21, 2015, 08:30 ET

Media Advisory - WestJet second quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 9 a.m. MDT (11 a.m....

Jul 07, 2015, 20:25 ET

WestJet reports June traffic results and updates second quarter outlook

Airline increases traffic by 7.0 per cent year over year and improves on-time performance to 89.4 per cent CALGARY, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -...

Jul 06, 2015, 06:00 ET

WestJet is official airline of the RBC Canadian Open and the Canadian Pacific Women's Open

Airline announces three-year partnership with tournaments CALGARY, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a three-year partnership as the...

Jun 25, 2015, 16:28 ET

WestJet congratulates Bombardier on its 500th Q400 delivery

Airline accepts milestone aircraft at Toronto ceremony CALGARY, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet today congratulated Bombardier on the delivery of...

Jun 19, 2015, 13:35 ET

Happy Father's Day

Outpouring of support makes Joel Grimard's return home extra special CALGARY, June 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Leading up to Father's Day this weekend,...

Jun 16, 2015, 00:01 ET

WestJet announces service to London Gatwick

Airline selects first transatlantic wide-body destination CALGARY, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it has selected London,...

Jun 15, 2015, 06:45 ET

WestJet converts purchase options for five Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft

WestJet Encore fleet to reach 36 aircraft by 2017 CALGARY, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it has signed a firm order for five...

Jun 15, 2015, 06:00 ET

WestJet announces increased frequency on select routes

CALGARY, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ -  WestJet today announced an increase in frequency on three existing international routes and a move from...

Jun 03, 2015, 07:55 ET

WestJet reports May load factor of 77.2 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 6.6 per cent year over year and improves on-time performance to 93.2 per cent CALGARY, June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -...

May 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

WestJet launches service to Bonnie Scotland

Canada's most-preferred airline operates its inaugural flight to the U.K. CALGARY, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today launches non-stop...

May 28, 2015, 13:01 ET

The Flight Attendant Association Board ratifies first agreement with WestJet

CALGARY, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Proactive Communication Team (PACT) announced today that the tentative agreement between WestJet and the Flight...

May 28, 2015, 13:00 ET

WestJet flight attendants vote in favour of new agreement

CALGARY, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today that its flight attendants have voted in favour of a new work agreement with 81.7 per cent...

May 22, 2015, 13:28 ET

WestJet's #TartanTail takes flight

Airline marks upcoming service to Scotland with its own tartan CALGARY, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Later this month, WestJet will launch...

May 08, 2015, 17:15 ET

WestJet announces normal course issuer bid

CALGARY, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has accepted its notice...

May 06, 2015, 14:00 ET

WestJet wants to share the love with travel agents

Airline celebrates second annual TA appreciation month CALGARY, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, WestJet celebrates Travel Agent Day after launching a...

May 05, 2015, 20:29 ET

WestJet reports on voting results from 2015 annual general meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA and WJA.A) (WestJet) announced today the voting results from its Annual...

May 05, 2015, 12:00 ET

WestJet adds more value to its Plus product

Airline enhances comfort and amenities to its premium-economy product CALGARY, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced improvements to its...