CALGARY, AB – WestJet Encore pilots have voted in favour of a new agreement with 93 per cent of eligible pilots voting.
December 20th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Encore Pilots Approve Five-Year Agreement
January 10th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Confirms Rumour of Hijacking False
CALGARY, AB – WestJet Airlines is confirming that a rumour that WestJet flight 2154 from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, was hijacked this afternoon is false.
February 14th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Signs Deal With Panasonic for Inflight Entertainment
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
August 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet to Purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft
CALGARY, AB – WestJet announced today it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase 65 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8 and 25 737 MAX 7 aircraft, with delivery scheduled to begin in September 2017.
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 8th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Takes Delivery of its 100th Boeing Next-Generation 737
CALGARY, AB – Marking yet another milestone in the airline’s nearly 17-year history, WestJet today took delivery of its 100th Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. The plane will sport the hashtag #100Boeing737NG to celebrate the milestone and as another way for guests to connect with the airline on social media.
October 31st, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Encore Headquarters Announced
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 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.