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Mar 09, 2017, 07:30 ET WestJet reports February load factor of 85.2 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 5.2 per cent CALGARY, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced February 2017 traffic results with a load...


Mar 02, 2017, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to present at the CIBC Industrials Conference

CALGARY, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Finance & CFO Harry Taylor will be presenting at the CIBC...


Feb 13, 2017, 10:00 ET WestJet shakes up Quebec market with new routes, increased capacity

Airline known for low fares delivers flights from $12 base fare, $99 total price CALGARY, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced a...


Feb 09, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports January load factor of 80.0 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 6.2 per cent year over year, flies a record 1.9 million guests for the month of January CALGARY, Feb. 9, 2017...


Feb 07, 2017, 06:30 ET WestJet reports fourth quarter and full-year results

Airline flies a record number of guests and achieves its 47th consecutive profitable quarter CALGARY, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet (TSX:...


Jan 31, 2017, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet conference call to discuss 2016 fourth quarter and year-end financial results

CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 8 a.m. MST (10...


Jan 20, 2017, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to present at the CIBC 20th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Harry Taylor will be presenting at the CIBC...


Jan 19, 2017, 06:00 ET WestJet inaugurates service to Mesa, Arizona

CALGARY, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - With the arrival of flight 1518 today, WestJet officially inaugurates the start of service to Phoenix-Mesa...


Jan 10, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports December load factor of 80.8 per cent

Airline increases December traffic by 9.1 per cent year over year and flies a record 22.0 million guests in 2016 CALGARY, Jan. 10, 2017...


Dec 12, 2016, 07:45 ET WestJet reports November load factor of 80.0 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 14.3 per cent and flies a record 1.7 million guests in November CALGARY, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


Nov 21, 2016, 08:56 ET WestJet welcomes Mesa, Arizona, to its growing network

Canada's low-fare leader adds more service to the Arizona desert CALGARY, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet announced today it will begin...


Nov 21, 2016, 08:49 ET McCafé® takes flight with WestJet

Guests to enjoy McCafé Premium Roast Coffee on board more than 650 daily flights CALGARY, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet announced today it...


Nov 10, 2016, 07:45 ET WestJet reports October load factor of 79.7 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 18.7 per cent and achieves second-highest October load factor CALGARY, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


Nov 01, 2016, 17:31 ET WestJet names Barbara Munroe as EVP, Corporate Services and General Counsel

CALGARY, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) has named Barbara Munroe as Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and...


Nov 01, 2016, 06:30 ET WestJet reports record third quarter net earnings

Airline flies a record number of guests and achieves its 46th consecutive profitable quarter, reporting record third quarter net earnings of $116.0...


Oct 25, 2016, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet third quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 8 a.m. MDT (10...


Oct 11, 2016, 07:45 ET WestJet reports record September load factor of 79.9 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 16.3%, and achieves its second highest load factor for a third quarter CALGARY, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet...


Oct 03, 2016, 06:00 ET WestJet goes pink for breast cancer

Airline employees raise funds and turn heads in pink uniform pieces CALGARY, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Today, WestJet announced that the...


Sep 15, 2016, 08:30 ET WestJet to present at the CIBC 15th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's President and Chief Executive Officer Gregg Saretsky will be presenting at the CIBC 15th...


Sep 12, 2016, 07:45 ET WestJet reports August load factor of 86.5 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 11.3 per cent and flies an all-time monthly record of 2.1 million guests CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


Aug 31, 2016, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet to present at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Global Transportation Conference

CALGARY, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Finance & CFO Harry Taylor will be presenting at the Cowen and...


Aug 25, 2016, 06:00 ET WestJet launches its status match to gold

Offer now available to all airline and travel rewards program members CALGARY, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet announced today it will offer...


Aug 10, 2016, 07:30 ET WestJet reports July load factor of 85.2 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 13.9 per cent and achieves second-highest July load factor  CALGARY, Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet...


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...