The latest on WestJet

Mar 21, 2024 / Aviation Source

WestJet Cites Emissions Intensity Cut of 11% for 2023

Through a blend of fleet modernization and operational efficiencies, WestJet has successfully reduced its emissions intensity by 11% this year, a significant stride toward sustainability goals.

Jan 19, 2024 /

WestJet to retire Disney-themed planes

WestJet will be retiring its Disney-themed aircraft liveries by later this year, ending its magic-infused branding partnership with the Walt Disney World Resort.

Nov 16, 2023 / Aviacionline

WestJet aims for major international expansion by summer 2024

In a strategic bid to extend its intercontinental reach, WestJet is slated to add new transatlantic routes, including a direct YYT-LGW service, and increase frequencies from its Calgary hub to destinations like Tokyo and Europe.

Nov 07, 2023 / Breitflyte

WestJet Adds Four New Transborder Routes for Summer 2024

WestJet's summer 2024 lineup will feature enhanced connectivity from Western Canada to the US, including Edmonton's direct flights to Atlanta, Nashville, and San Francisco, and a new Vancouver-Detroit route.

Oct 04, 2023 / AeroTime

WestJet and Delta latest to find AOG Technics fake parts

Scrutiny rises over AOG Technics as North American aviation giants WestJet and Delta confirm engine concerns due to illicit parts, further tarnishing the reputation of the supplier in the aerospace industry.

Sep 27, 2023 / Aviation Business News

WestJet Cargo adds new route to Havana, Cuba

Starting September 23, 2023, the airline's new cargo route from Canada to Havana, Cuba is now operational with a weekly flight that provides a 20-tonne payload capacity.

Sep 26, 2023 / Airways Magazine

WestJet CEO Demands Changes to Air Industry Policies

Alexis von Hoensbroech, WestJet CEO, seeks necessary amendments to current policies that place sole performance accountability on airlines. He emphasized the need for shared responsibility and reevaluation of APPR reforms during meetings with key government officials.

Aug 18, 2023 / World Airline News

Kelowna International Airport in B.C. Canada being impacted by wildfires

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) in British Columbia, Canada, navigated operational challenges due to nearby wildfires, implementing special recovery flights for evacuation and temporarily closing airspace for firefighting, before resuming limited daytime operations.