CALGARY – WestJet announced today it has signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the airline with a new inflight entertainment system
February 14th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Signs Deal With Panasonic for Inflight Entertainment
March 5th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Updates Carry-on Baggage Allowance
CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced it is updating the number of carry-on pieces guests are permitted to bring on board to one from two, plus one personal item, effective April 4, 2013.
December 18th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Harper Government Enacts All-Inclusive Airfare Advertising Laws
TORONTO, ON – The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced that all-inclusive airfare advertising is now mandated under amendments to the Air Transportation Regulations.
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 […]
March 8th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on Long Tarmac Delays in January Down from Last Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s largest airlines reported only one flight in January with a tarmac delay of more than three hours
February 12th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on Forget Bars and Clubs, Planes Are the New Hotspot for a Romantic Liaison
NEW YORK – The aviation industry has long used the thrill of flirtation to sell flights, beginning with strict ‘glamour’ criteria for cabin crew on the first commercial flights and continuing through to recent sexy advertising campaigns from airlines such as Virgin.
December 22nd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Leases Boeing 757-200 to Provide Additional Non-Stop Service From Alberta to Hawaii
CALGARY – WestJet has announced its intention to operate a leased Boeing 757-200 to provide non-stop service between Calgary and Honolulu and Maui, and between Edmonton and Maui, subject to Canadian government approval.
December 7th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on United States, Brazil Reach Open-Skies Aviation Agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives of the United States and Brazil have agreed to implement an Open-Skies aviation regime, which will significantly liberalize U.S.-Brazil air services for airlines of both countries over a transition period.
November 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Aerolineas Argentinas to Join SkyTeam
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Aerolineas Argentinas, the flag carrier of Argentina, has signed an agreement to join SkyTeam in 2012.
November 22nd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Continental, United Pilots Stand United Against Outsourcing
CHICAGO – The pilots of United and Continental, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l will be conducting informational picketing in Newark and Houston, the site of major Continental Airlines hubs, on Nov. 22 and 23 and in Chicago, home of United Airlines, on Dec. 1 to reaffirm their stance against management’s plans to […]