WestJet

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    WestJet is an airline company that provides scheduled airline services and travel packages. It offers scheduled flights, as well as cargo and charter services. The company also operates such divisions as WestJet Vacations that provides air, hotel, car, and excursion packages; WestJet Encore, a regional airline with a fleet of turboprop aircraft in a network of destinations; and Swoop, an ultra-low-cost carrier for air transportation.

    TypePublic
    Founded1994
    HQCalgary, CA
    Websitewestjet.com
    Employee Ratings3.8

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)11,980(+4%)
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    WestJet Office Locations

    WestJet has an office in Calgary
    Calgary, CA (HQ)
    22 Aerial Pl NE
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    WestJet Financials and Metrics

    WestJet Operating Metrics

    May, 2019

    Aircraft Fleet

    182

    Countries

    23

    Destinations

    100
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    WestJet Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    C

    75/100

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    WestJet Online and Social Media Presence

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    WestJet News and Updates

    Innovation In The Wake Of Data Responsibility And Increasing Climate Challenges: Interview With Alfredo Tan Of WestJet

    The last time I spoke to Alfredo C. Tan, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer of WestJet, and Industry Professor at McMaster University, he was a fledgling WestJetter with grand plans and aspirations to bring this airline into the new digital world.

    The Onex Group Completes Acquisition of WestJet

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    UPDATE 1-Canadian agency mandates Onex to meet ownership rules on WestJet deal

    The Canadian Transportation Agency said on Tuesday Onex Corp will need to amend its by-laws to meet the country's ownership rules related to its proposed C$3.5 billion buyout deal of Canada's second-largest carrier WestJet Airlines.

    Jetlines Commences Legal Proceedings Against WestJet Co-Founder David Neeleman and Affiliates

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada Jetlines Ltd. (JET: TSX-V; JETMF: OTCQB) (the “Company” or “Jetlines”) announces that the Company has commenced legal proceedings in the United States District Court (District of Connecticut) against David Neeleman, DGN Corporat…

    Jetlines loses SmartLynx and InHarv investments, postpones launch and reduces its activity until the Competition Bureau finalizes its WestJet investigation

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada Jetlines Ltd. (JET: TSX-V; JETMF: OTCQB) (the “Company” or “Jetlines”) postpones launch date until Competition Bureau defines its position.

    Air Canada Challenges Onex’s Takeover of Rival WestJet

    Air Canada Challenges Onex’s Takeover of Rival WestJet
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    WestJet Blogs

    WestJet announces organizational changes to secure its future

    Today, WestJet announced organizational changes that will see the company consolidate call centre activity in Alberta, contract out airport operations in all domestic airports outside of Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto, and strategically restructure its... The post WestJet announces organiz…

    WestJet updates schedule from June 5 through July 4, 2020

    WestJet has updated its schedule from June 5 through to July 4, 2020 to address significantly reduced guest demand for air travel while continuing to keep critical economic lifelines open for essential travel and cargo.... The post WestJet updates schedule from June 5 through July 4, 2020 appeared f…

    WestJet saves 1,000 pilot jobs through ALPA agreements

    Today, WestJet announced it has reached an agreement with the Airline Pilot Association (ALPA), to save more than 1,000 pilot jobs at WestJet, WestJet Encore and Swoop amidst the COVID-19 crisis. The airline had previously... The post WestJet saves 1,000 pilot jobs through ALPA agreements appeared f…

    WestJet makes frequency updates to its domestic flight schedule from May 5 through June 4

    WestJet is making additional changes to its domestic flight schedule, from May 5 through June 4, 2020. These changes are required to address significantly reduced guest demand during the COVID-19 crisis. The following are frequency... The post WestJet makes frequency updates to its domestic flight s…

    WestJet announcement on workforce reductions

    WestJet today announced that in light of its further reduced operations, the airline will increase its current inactive workforce by a further 3,000 people come early May. Said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO, “The... The post WestJet announcement on workforce reductions appeared first on WestJet…

    WestJet updates domestic flight schedule April 16 through May 4

    WestJet is making changes to its domestic flight schedule to address significantly reduced guest demand during the COVID-19 crisis. While demand remains low and some city pairings have been temporarily removed, we are maintaining critical... The post WestJet updates domestic flight schedule April 16…
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    WestJet Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was WestJet founded?

      WestJet was founded in 1994.

    • How many employees does WestJet have?

      WestJet has 11,980 employees.

    • Who are WestJet competitors?

      Competitors of WestJet include Aegean Airlines, Qantas and Malta International Airport.

    • Where is WestJet headquarters?

      WestJet headquarters is located at 22 Aerial Pl NE, Calgary.

    • Where are WestJet offices?

      WestJet has an office in Calgary.

    • How many offices does WestJet have?

      WestJet has 1 office.