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Nov 15, 2017, 08:00 ET WestJet, Air France and KLM launch reciprocal frequent flyer redemption

CALGARY, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet, Air France and KLM today announced the redemption phase of their reciprocal frequent flyer...


Nov 09, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports record October load factor of 81.7 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 4.5 per cent and flies a record number of guests in October CALGARY, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


Oct 31, 2017, 06:30 ET WestJet reports record third quarter net earnings of $138.4 million, up 19 per cent

- Diluted EPS of $1.18, up 22 per cent - Highest quarterly EPS in its 21-year history - 50th consecutive profitable quarter -...


Oct 24, 2017, 08:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet third quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 8 a.m. MT (10 a.m....


Oct 12, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports record September load factor of 80.4 per cent

Airline achieves its highest quarterly load factor in its 21-year history CALGARY, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced September...


Oct 12, 2017, 06:00 ET WestJet unveils Canada's first Boeing 737 MAX

Airline becomes first commercial carrier in Canada to take delivery CALGARY, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today officially unveiled its...


Sep 12, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports highest load factor in 21-year history

Airline increases traffic by 10.6 per cent and flies an all-time monthly record of 2.3 million guests CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -...


Aug 30, 2017, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet to present at the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference

CALGARY, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Finance & CFO Harry Taylor will be presenting at the Cowen and...


Aug 29, 2017, 10:30 ET Oui, ja, yes to more rewards opportunities!

Air France-KLM and WestJet now offer reciprocal frequent flyer benefits CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Further to their successful...


Aug 10, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports record July load factor of 85.6 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 6.8 per cent and flies a record number of guests CALGARY, Aug 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced July...


Aug 01, 2017, 06:33 ET WestJet announces normal course issuer bid

CALGARY, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has accepted its notice...


Aug 01, 2017, 06:30 ET WestJet reports second quarter net earnings of $48 million, up 32 per cent

- Reports diluted EPS of $0.41 cents, up 36.7 per cent - Achieves second best second quarter EPS in its 21 year history - Attains...


Jul 25, 2017, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet second quarter analysts' conference call

CALGARY, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 8 a.m. MT (10 a.m....


Jul 13, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports record June load factor of 82.9 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 8.9 per cent, achieves a record second quarter load factor of 82.8 per cent CALGARY, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -...


Jun 08, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports May load factor of 80.6 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 4.8%, flies a record 2.0 million guests for the month of May CALGARY, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


May 26, 2017, 15:00 ET WestJet announces new president for WestJet Encore

CALGARY, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced that Charles Duncan has been named as the new head of WestJet Encore, WestJet's...


May 10, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports April load factor of 84.8 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 12.8%, flies a record 2.0 million guests for the month of April CALGARY, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


May 10, 2017, 05:30 ET WestJet lands two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles

Airline lights up desert for guests on the way to Las Vegas CALGARY, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet announced today it set two...


May 02, 2017, 19:30 ET WestJet reports on voting results from 2017 annual meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA) (WestJet) announced today the voting results from its annual meeting of...


Apr 28, 2017, 15:30 ET Bob Cummings, to lead ultra-low-cost airline

Ed Sims joins WestJet as EVP, Commercial CALGARY, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced the appointment of Bob Cummings as...


Apr 25, 2017, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - WestJet first quarter analysts' conference call and annual meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 8 a.m. MDT (10 a.m....


Apr 13, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports March load factor of 84.1 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 8.7 per cent, flies a record 2.0 million guests for the month of March CALGARY, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet...


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...