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 Ratings3.6

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)11,980(+4%)
    Job Openings46

    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 Online and Social Media Presence

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    WestJet News and Updates

    The Onex Group Completes Acquisition of WestJet

    All amounts in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated All amounts in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated

    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

    Canada's WestJet Airlines schedule without Boeing 737 MAX until Nov. 4

    Canada's WestJet Airlines on Monday said it has removed the Boeing 737 MAX jet from its network schedule through Nov. 4, as the plane's grounding drags on longer than carriers previously expected.
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    WestJet Blogs

    WestJet Updates Max Schedule through February 4, 2020

    WestJet continues to work with Transport Canada and other regulators while awaiting the impending software enhancements and training requirements for the Boeing MAX aircraft. With timing for return to service is still uncertain, WestJet has... The post WestJet Updates Max Schedule through February 4…

    WestJet Connections: Share kindness

    A little kindness truly does go a long way. Just ask Cassandra, a single mother of five whose kids were members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg at the Gilbert Park location. For... The post WestJet Connections: Share kindness appeared first on WestJet Blog.

    WestJet Encore is now hiring direct entry captains and first officers

    Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception. WestJet Encore launched in 2013 and brought accessible, affordable air travel to more Canadians. From two aircraft and a... The post WestJet Encore is now hiring direct entry captains and first officers appear…

    WestJet’s safety goes beyond the aircraft

    Before ever leaving the runway, thousands of hours of preparation, training and care go into every single WestJet flight. Our new video series, Beyond the Aircraft, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible measures WestJetters... The post WestJet’s safety goes beyond the aircraft appeared…

    Caring for WestJet’s ‘Moo’vie stars behind the scenes

    Care is in WestJet’s DNA and since our inception in 1996 we have always been committed to providing a caring guest experience. The filming of our latest advertising campaign was no different and we wanted... The post Caring for WestJet’s ‘Moo’vie stars behind the scenes appeared first on WestJet Blo…

    WestJet warns public of phishing email scam

    WestJet today is warning the public of a new email scam using the WestJet Rewards name and brand likeness to get recipients to sign in or risk having their WestJet Rewards account deactivated. WestJet urges... The post WestJet warns public of phishing email scam appeared first on WestJet Blog.
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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.