IATA Expands Turbulence Aware Platform
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that ANA and WestJet have joined its Turbulence Aware Platform on the sidelines of the 79th IATA Annual General Meeting.
WestJet adds Edinburgh to growing Europe network
WestJet is launching a Toronto to Edinburgh route this summer as part of its transatlantic expansion. The low-cost Canadian carrier is also operating flights to Glasgow, Dublin, London and Barcelona.
Air Transat and WestJet launch Transatlantic codeshare
Air Transat and WestJet have launched a new transatlantic codeshare. WestJet’s code will operate on select Air Transat flights to/from France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, and Croatia. Air Transat’s code will be activated on select WestJet flights, including connections via Montreal and Toronto.
Air Canada welcomes government plan to relaunch aviation sector
The plan contains international, proven best practices for proactively protecting air travellers at all stages of the journey and provides the framework for restarting the aviation sector in Canada.
WestJet to launch Manchester-Halifax connections in June
Manchester Airport has revealed its quickest ever transatlantic route will launch later this year. Direct flights to Halifax in Canada will start in June with WestJet, which will start operating from the northern gateway for the first time.
Virgin Atlantic launches WestJet codeshare partnership
Virgin Atlantic has announced a new codeshare partnership with WestJet. From today, customers will be able to book with Virgin Atlantic and fly to four key airports and connect onwards to 28 further domestic destinations in Canada.
Swoop partners with Expedia for new holiday offering
Swoop has launched Swoop Getaways in collaboration with Expedia Partner Solutions. The Canada-based low-fare airline will now offer holiday packages for the first time, including trips across Canada, the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.
WestJet to be taken private following Onex deal
Canadian airline WestJet has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Onex Corporation. Under the terms of the all-cash transaction, the organisation will acquire all outstanding shares in WestJet for $31 each.
WestJet launches Calgary-London connection with new Dreamliner
WestJet has launched a new Dreamliner service between Calgary and London Gatwick with the departure of WS1. The sold-out flight was a first for WestJet’s new 787-9 Dreamliner.
WestJet welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner to fleet in Canada
Having long operated a fleet of Boeing single-aisle jets, WestJet will use the super-efficient, long-range 787-9 Dreamliner to serve new international routes.