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WestJet says Bombardier's C Series is 'too small' for its mainline service

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎18 hours ago‎
The new Bombardier Inc. C Series is a great airplane, but it doesn't work for WestJet Airlines Ltd., Gregg Saretsky, chief executive officer of the Calgary-based carrier, said Wednesday.

WestJet celebrates 20 years

CTV News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
WestJet is celebrating its 20th anniversary. It officially opened for business February 5, 1996 but the Calgary-based carrier didn't make its first flight until February 29th. Over the past 20 years WestJet has expanded its destination market. It ...

WestJet and Make-A-Wish team-up in new video series

Travelweek (press release) (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
CALGARY - Make-A-Wish Canada and WestJet demonstrate the life-changing effects of a wish with the launch of the video, Impact of a Wish.
The impact of a wish
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WestJet posts busiest January ever despite declining demand for Alberta flights

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Calgary-based WestJet posted a record month for total travellers in January, despite declining business-related travel within and into Alberta.

Canadian airlines aim to roll out WiFi access in more aircraft

MobileSyrup.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Not to be left behind, WestJet started rolling out WestJet Connect, the company's own Wi-Fi and entertainment system, near the beginning of 2015.
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Maui-bound WestJet flight takeoff aborted over blown tire

CTV News - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
A Maui-bound WestJet flight leaving from Vancouver International Airport was aborted Monday morning over a blown tire. Passengers were offloaded onto the runway by first responders and taken back to the terminal by bus.
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WestJet trims Las Vegas service for the summer

Regina Leader-Post - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
WestJet's Regina-Las Vegas flight is taking the summer off. The airlines says its twice-weekly Boeing 737 flights from the Queen City to Sin City will temporarily end June 25, then resume Oct. 5. On Oct. 25, they'll go back up to the “high season ...

Good leaders find ways to get results, says former WestJet CEO

The Telegram - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Sean Durfy, left, former CEO of WestJet, has a chat with Corner Brook native Cory Basha of TD Bank in St. John's, after Durfy's speech to delegates at the Friday at the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association's annual conference at the ...
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Measles case prompts warning for Calgary area, WestJet flight to Vancouver

Globalnews.ca - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
WATCH ABOVE: A person with measles who visited multiple locations in Calgary and flew from the city to Vancouver has prompted a warning from health officials.

Raymond James Weighs in on WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s Q1 2016 Earnings (WJA)

Financial Market News - ‎9 hours ago‎
WestJet Airlines logo WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) - Equities researchers at Raymond James issued their Q1 2016 earnings estimates for WestJet Airlines in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Raymond James ...
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WestJet grounds flights as oil sector collapses

Kamloops This Week - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
The collapse of oil is directly responsible for the loss of WestJet service between Edmonton and Kamloops, according to Kamloops Airport manager Fred Legace.

Is WestJet Airlines Ltd. the Right Airline to Buy?

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
One of those companies is WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA). Now, on the surface this stock seems to be at odds with itself. Many parts of Canada are reliant on oil for revenue.

Sky-high Wi-Fi: Canada's airlines roll out more internet

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
In-flight internet service is becoming more prevalent on Canadian airlines, but still lags behind U.S. airlines in terms of access.
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Zika virus concerns prompt Canadian airlines to let travellers cancel or change flights

CBC.ca - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Several Canadian airlines, including WestJet and Air Canada, say they will let travellers change bookings or get a refund if they want to cancel their flights because of concerns over the Zika virus outbreak.

Aviation WestJet misses profit, revenue expectations Add to ...

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
WestJet has not raised its dividend as profit and revenue both shy of their expectations. Colin Stewart, CEO and Portfolio Manager, JC Clark says a company like WestJet who holds off on raising its dividend is viewed as cautious, and adds the weakened ...
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WestJet increases service to SRQ

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority on Monday announced that WestJet has added a third weekly flight to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport.

WestJet amends normal course issuer bid

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
CALGARY, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has approved an amendment to its normal course issuer bid (the "NCIB").

WestJet Profit Drops 30% As Falling Loonie Takes A Bite

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
CALGARY - WestJet Airlines has been hit hard by the dollar's decline, which contributed to a 30 per cent decline in fourth-quarter profit.

Slump prompts WestJet Encore to reduce air service in Penticton

The Daily Courier (subscription) - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
WestJet Encore is reducing service in Penticton, but customers will still be offered at least one flight daily to and from Calgary.
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