Bombardier Aerospace and WestJet have announced the delivery of the first of 20 Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners ordered by the airline. The aircraft will be operated by the new regional carrier, WestJet Encore and will serve multiple destinations, beginning in Western Canada in its first year of service.
Travelport and WestJet have announced the details of the early renewal of their long-term full content agreement. Through this agreement, WestJet’s content, fare families, and optional services will be available to Travelport-connected travel agents in Canada via Travelport Smartpoint App, Travelport Agencia and Travelport Universal Desktop.
WestJet has revealed the departure of Cam Kenyon, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Operations, effective July 20, 2013. Cam will be returning to Denver to be with his family.
WestJet and Icelandair have launched a new interline agreement opening up the skies for passengers connecting between the Americas and more than 20 Icelandair destinations throughout Europe.
Boeing and WestJet celebrated the 100th Next-Generation 737 to join the Calgary-based airline’s fleet Friday. WestJet began in 1996 with three Boeing 737-200s serving five cities and has grown into Canada’s largest low-fare airline serving 81 destinations across Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.
Delta Air Lines and WestJet have announced a code-sharing agreement on flights within the United States and Canada, further expanding the partnership between the two carriers. The code-share flights are available for purchase now for service beginning January 23rd, 2012.
Canadian airline WestJet has announced it is actively considering the launch of a new short-haul, regional airline as early as 2013 using a fleet of approximately 40 smaller, turboprop aircraft. The decision will bring the carrier into direct competition with fierce rival Air Canada.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and WestJet have operated their first code share flights in a code share agreement between the two airlines which will allow KLM to market and distribute WestJet operated flights under KLM flight numbers. This will enhance the travel possibilities for our customers, giving them access to 30 domestic Canadian routes.
WestJet Airlines has requested permission to contribute to a Competition Bureau investigation into a joint venture between Air Canada and United Continental Holdings. The Canadian low-cost carrier argues the deal could hurt its ability to compete on flights to the United States
WestJet welcomed the announcement of the new, Open Skies-type agreement between Canada and Brazil.
American Airlines and WestJet Airlines have launched a comprehensive codeshare agreement
American Airlines and WestJet Airlines have entered into a comprehensive codeshare agreement designed to offer greater connectivity to passengers travelling between the United States and Canada.The codeshare relationship – which remains subject to regulatory approval - will allow American to place its AA code on WestJet flights, and WestJet to place its WS code on flights of American Airlines and American Eagle.