CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced that Calgary will be home to WestJet Encore’s headquarters. The decision was made after a thorough review of various airports and a variety of factors.
October 31st, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Encore Headquarters Announced
October 11th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Announces Name of Its New Regional Airline
CALGARY, AB – Following a vote by WestJetters, WestJet today announced that the name of its new regional airline will be WestJet Encore.
August 1st, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet to Introduce Premium Economy Seating
CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced it will introduce premium economy seating across its entire fleet. The reconfiguration will introduce four rows of extra legroom seating with 36 inches of pitch and convenience features such as priority boarding as well as complimentary on-board amenities. The reconfiguration will begin in August and will be completed in […]
May 1st, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Selects Bombardier Q400 For New Regional Airline
CALGARY – WestJet today announced it has selected Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. to supply aircraft for its new regional airline, expected to launch in the second half of 2013.
April 22nd, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Unveils Electric Baggage Tug on Earth Day
CALGARY – WestJet today showcased its newest environmental innovation, a baggage tug which runs on rechargeable lithium polymer batteries.
March 15th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Sean Durfy announces resignation from WestJet
CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced the resignation of President and CEO Sean Durfy effective April 1, 2010. Mr. Durfy will also resign from the board of directors at that time. Mr. Durfy has cited personal reasons for his departure.
February 2nd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Named to Corporate Culture Hall of Fame
CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced that it has been inducted into Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame at an awards gala hosted by Waterstone Human Capital.
January 16th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Provides Assistance to Haiti Relief Efforts
CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced in light of the horrific earthquake in Haiti earlier this week and the ensuing human tragedy that is unfolding, the airline is donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross.
January 11th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Inks New Cargo Agreement
CALGARY – WestJet today announced that it has signed an agreement with EXP-AIR Cargo, marking the beginning of a cargo sales and service relationship that offers an expanded range of services and products for cargo customers throughout Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean.
December 31st, 2009 by admin, 1 Comment
VANCOUVER, BC – A Westjet 737, with 153 people on board, decided to return to the Vancouver Airport today after departing on its flight to Hawaii.