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 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.
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.
Canadian carrier WestJet has announced a seasonal non-stop service from Dublin Airport to Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia.
Hong Kong Airlines and WestJet have entered into a codeshare agreement, which sees Hong Kong Airline placing its HX marketing code on WestJet-operated flights. The two carriers are building on an existing interline agreement put in place earlier this year.
easyJet has launched Worldwide by easyJet, the first global airline connections service by a European low fares airline. Legacy airlines have traditionally offered connectivity through costly and complex interline and codeshare agreements and procedures.
WestJet will resume flying to Fort McMurray International Airport as the airport reopens for commercial operations for the first time since wildfires caused the suspension of scheduled flights on May 4, 2016.
Aeromexico and WestJet have signed a codeshare agreement. The new codeshare will give Aeromexico’s customers enhanced connecting service via Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver to more than 10 Canadian destinations.
WestJet has announced new non-stop service from London Gatwick to six Canadian cities. From spring next year, customers can enjoy flying in style on board WestJet’s fleet of Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft to Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg and Toronto. At the same time passengers can travel to St. John’s on WestJet’s Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 series.