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May 24, 2019, 22:05 ET WestJet guests now boarding for beautiful Barcelona

Airline expands European network with first flight to BCN from Toronto Pearson CALGARY, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight...


May 23, 2019, 12:16 ET WestJet ratifies three-year agreement with WestJet Encore flight dispatchers

CALGARY, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that WestJet Encore flight dispatchers, represented by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA), have successfully ratified a...


May 21, 2019, 12:10 ET WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

Dreamliner flights to Maui available now CALGARY, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between...


May 21, 2019, 12:06 ET Toronto gets on board the WestJet Dreamliner to London this winter

Booking the 787-9 to Europe now available CALGARY, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will be operating its...


May 18, 2019, 13:41 ET WestJet ratifies three-year agreement with WestJet flight dispatchers

CALGARY, May 18, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that WestJet flight dispatchers, represented by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA), voted 90 per cent in favour of a three-year ...


May 17, 2019, 14:00 ET WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with Calgary-Paris inaugural

Airline joined by Alberta political and tourism leaders in opening key economic, cultural and social ties with France CALGARY, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today...


May 14, 2019, 08:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: WestJet to host media to discuss Onex agreement

CALGARY, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the WestJet campus in Calgary on May 14, 2019 to meet with WestJet President and CEO, Ed Sims. Ed is available to discuss yesterday's announcement...


May 13, 2019, 08:12 ET WestJet to be Acquired by Onex

WestJet shareholders to receive $31.00 per share in cash; Acquisition recognizes and continues WestJet's industry-leading commitment to guest experience and employee culture All amounts in Canadian...


May 09, 2019, 17:50 ET WestJet to become official airline partner of the Calgary Stampeders

Airline to charter team for all away games with branding and gameday promotions to run at McMahon Stadium CALGARY, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet and the Calgary Stampeders today set into a motion a...


May 08, 2019, 11:39 ET WestJet reports on voting results from 2019 annual and special meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA) (WestJet) announced today the voting results from its annual and special meeting of shareholders held Tuesday May 7, 2019 in Calgary,...


May 08, 2019, 07:45 ET WestJet reports record April load factor of 87.7 per cent

CALGARY, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Today WestJet announced April 2019 traffic results with a record load factor of 87.7 per cent, an increase of 1.7 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger...


May 07, 2019, 11:08 ET WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements

CALGARY, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that tentative agreements have been reached between both WestJet and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) and WestJet Encore and...


May 07, 2019, 09:40 ET WestJet rings Calgarians for #LondonCalling video

Authentic phonebooth from England used to surprise unsuspecting passersby in airline's latest video CALGARY, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the official launch of WestJet's new 787-9 Dreamliner...


May 07, 2019, 06:30 ET WestJet reports a 33.4% increase in first quarter net earnings

CALGARY, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX: WJA) today announced its first quarter results for 2019, with net earnings of $45.6 million, or $0.40 per fully diluted share compared with net earnings of...


May 06, 2019, 14:16 ET Media Advisory: WestJet hosts 2019 annual and special meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the WestJet campus in Calgary on May 7, 2019 for the 2019 annual and special meeting of shareholders. Following the completion of the formal agenda,...


May 03, 2019, 19:45 ET WestJet statement on certification of Encore cabin crew

CALGARY, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today received a certification order from the Canadian Industrial Relations Board confirming the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) as the certified...


May 02, 2019, 15:44 ET WestJet ratifies five-year agreement with WestJet Encore pilots

CALGARY, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that 92 per cent of WestJet Encore pilots represented by the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) voted in favour of a five-year agreement. The vote...


May 02, 2019, 13:00 ET Amazing Austin, now part of WestJet's network

Airline inaugurates first flight to AUS CALGARY, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today began operating its new nonstop flight between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Calgary...


Apr 30, 2019, 05:00 ET WestJet inaugurates Halifax and Dublin nonstop

Airline's increases travel options across Atlantic with new non-stop flight CALGARY, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - As the carrier with the most transatlantic flights from Halifax, WestJet today began its...


Apr 29, 2019, 13:00 ET WestJet touches down in Portland, Oregon

Airline expands travel options between the Northwest U.S. and Western Canada CALGARY, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Building on WestJet's position as Calgary's largest air carrier, the airline began its new ...


Apr 29, 2019, 07:00 ET WestJet's Dreamliner takes first transatlantic flight

Inaugural flight between Calgary and London marks new chapter in WestJet's global strategy CALGARY, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet officially launched its new Dreamliner featuring its new long-haul...


Apr 26, 2019, 11:50 ET WestJet gives guests greater Europe access

Airline strengthens codeshare with Air France providing access to new European destinations from Paris CALGARY, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access...


Apr 24, 2019, 16:56 ET WestJet unveils its 787 Dreamliner maintenance hangar

Investment reaffirms commitment to Alberta and employees CALGARY, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today celebrated the opening of its new Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY: WestJet to unveil Dreamliner hangar/

CALGARY, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the WestJet campus in Calgary on April 24, 2019 for the opening of the WestJet Dreamliner hangar. This facility is part of WestJet's dedication to ...


Apr 23, 2019, 10:00 ET Advisory - WestJet to present 2019 first quarter financial results and annual and special meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8 a.m. MT (10 a.m. ET) where President and CEO Ed Sims and Executive...