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WestJet announces largest network expansion from Edmonton in airline’s history with launch of new U.S. routes and enhanced domestic connectivity

WestJet today revealed significantly increased transborder connectivity from Edmonton International Airport, with new non-stop service to Minneapolis, Minnesota and Seattle, Washington as part of its 2023 summer schedule. In addition, WestJet’s summer schedule from Edmonton will revitalize the city’s domestic connectivity from coast-to-coast with the airline unveiling new routes from Edmonton to London, Moncton, Charlottetown […]

WestJet and Aero Design Labs set out to reduce emissions and increase fuel efficiency of Boeing 737-700 aircraft

WestJet have announced a new partnership with Aero Design Labs to modify the airline’s 737-700 NG aircraft for greater reduced emissions and improved fuel efficiency.  As WestJet continues to make investments to reduce the airline’s environmental footprint, it’s anticipated that the modifications will reduce overall fuel burn through drag reduction and lead to long-term cost […]

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group announce partnership expansion to better serve Canada’s express cargo market

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group today announced a long-term partnership that will support the expansion and growth of domestic cargo opportunities for both businesses. Beginning in 2022, WestJet Cargo will partner with the GTA Group to increase shipping capacity using four dedicated 737-800NG freighters operated by WestJet, to fulfill overnight express cargo service out […]

Westjet Group to Acquire Sunwing Vacations & Sunwing Airlines

Combination strengthens both companies following impact of pandemic Drives growth and job creation Unlocks exciting opportunities for WestJet and Sunwing employees as part of a vibrant national airline WestJet and Sunwing have announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which the WestJet Group of companies will acquire Sunwing Vacations and Sunwing Airlines. The […]

WestJet to be Acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Onex Corporation and its affiliated funds will acquire all outstanding shares of WestJet for $31.00 per share, after which WestJet will operate as a privately-held company. The purchase […]

WestJet unveils its Dreamliner ‘Spirit of Canada’ to the world

WestJet unveiled its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner livery, logo and cabin interior including the airline’s first-ever business class cabin on 8th May. The reveal is part of WestJet’s lead-up to the arrival of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in early 2019.   “The introduction of Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner, a state-of-the-art aircraft, is the dawn of a new […]

Canadian ULCC Swoop to start flights in June 2018

Swoop, a new Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier, announced its initial schedule release and began ticket sales on February 1, 2018. The airline revealed that it is ready to take to the skies in July 2018, with the first domestic flight scheduled on June 20, 2018 and international operations coming later in 2018. Swoop, a “little sister” […]