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10:16 ET WestJet wins top honours for marketing at 2019 Airline Strategy Awards

Annual awards celebrate individuals and airlines that exhibit dynamic leadership and clear vision across multiple categories CALGARY, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet has been awarded top honours for...


Jul 12, 2019, 08:00 ET WestJet gives Canadians more options for travel savings with the new WestJet RBC® Mastercard‡ companion voucher

Annual round-trip companion voucher applicable for travel across WestJet's network within Canada for $199 CAD CALGARY, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the introduction of its new annual ...


Jul 10, 2019, 07:45 ET Independent proxy advisor firms recommend WestJet shareholders vote FOR the proposed acquisition of WestJet by Onex

CALGARY, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX: WJA) ("WestJet" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that independent proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") and Glass, ...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:00 ET WestJet, Delta Air Lines obtain clearance from the Canadian Competition Bureau for transborder joint venture

CALGARY and ATLANTA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today announced that their proposed U.S. – Canada transborder joint venture has received clearance under...


Jun 26, 2019, 05:00 ET WestJet begins summer service between Edmonton and St. John's

Three-times weekly service conveniently connects the east and the west CALGARY, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today again connected Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador with the departure of its...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:00 ET Calgary, soak up some Dominican sun this winter

WestJet announces Calgary/Punta Cana starting December CALGARY, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its 2019/2020 winter schedule, today WestJet announced a hot new reason to travel south this winter –...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:00 ET WestJet announces Victoria/Cabo San Lucas starting this November

Victoria, get to the sun sooner this winter CALGARY, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its 2019/2020 winter schedule, today WestJet announced a hot new reason to travel south this winter – Cabo San...


Jun 24, 2019, 17:15 ET WestJet announces first regulatory approval in its proposed acquisition by Onex

CALGARY, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA) ("WestJet") announced that Onex Corporation (TSX: ONEX) ("Onex") has received approval from the Minister of Transport (Canada) on the...


Jun 20, 2019, 11:00 ET WestJet Link welcomes over 195,000 guests in its first year of service

Airline continues to provide more choice and connectivity to Cranbrook, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat and Prince George regions CALGARY, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet's newest air service,...


Jun 13, 2019, 16:32 ET WestJet unveils refreshed on-board experience as part of Dreamliner launches

Enhanced service offerings and products highlight WestJet's Canadian roots across the airlines' Business, Premium and Economy cabins CALGARY, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the successful launch of...


Jun 12, 2019, 07:00 ET WestJet - Buy Business, get Gold

CALGARY, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today introduced a new WestJet Rewards offer, "Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly...


Jun 06, 2019, 08:00 ET WestJet developing Flight Light to connect families

Airline's innovative nightlight lets business travellers and frequent fliers share their travel journey with their children CALGARY, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - As WestJet's network continues to grow...


Jun 01, 2019, 18:58 ET WestJet celebrates Calgary-Dublin launch

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney attends inaugural event in support of airline's efforts to strengthen Alberta's global influence CALGARY, June 1, 2019 /CNW/ - With the departure of flight WS6 tonight,...


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...