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 Ratings4

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

    WestJet Office Locations

    WestJet has an office in Calgary
    Calgary, CA (HQ)
    21 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 Group of Companies reacts to this afternoon’s statement from Transport Minister Marc Garneau

    CALGARY, Alberta. November 8, 2020. We will evaluate this afternoon’s statement from the Government of Canada and will await greater clarity on what support for the aviation sector might include. As we determine how to... The post WestJet Group of Companies reacts to this afternoon’s statement from …

    Pre-travel Testing – what’s it all about?

    Last week, WestJet was proud to be part of the announcement with the Governments of Alberta and Canada on the arrival of government-approved COVID-19 testing at our home and largest hub, Calgary International Airport. As... The post Pre-travel Testing – what’s it all about? appeared first on WestJet…

    Support Indigenous tourism through these fall experiences

    From coast to coast, authentic Canadian experiences can be found in every province through Indigenous tourism. This fall, immerse yourself in Canada’s rich history by safely experiencing Indigenous attractions and adventures close to home. In... The post Support Indigenous tourism through these fall…

    Preparing our Pilot for Takeoff

    Co-authored by: Robyn McVicker, Vancouver Airport Authority Vice President, Operations and Maintenance Billy Nolen, WestJet Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality WestJet Last week, the Governments of Alberta and Canada announced a COVID-19 testing pilot for... The post Preparing our Pilot for…

    It’s about time

    We understand completely that the title of this blog post is what most Canadians are feeling right now. You’re looking for a refund and we get it. Up until this point, quite plainly, the financial... The post It’s about time appeared first on WestJet Blog.

    WestJet updates November schedule with more sun access

    WestJet today released its updated November schedule featuring more than 215 daily flights to destinations in Canada, the United States, Jamaica, Mexico and Europe. The schedule, starting November 5, 2020 features additional non-stop access to sun destinations from Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto to …
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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 SereneAir, Aegean Airlines and Qantas.

    • Where is WestJet headquarters?

      WestJet headquarters is located at 21 Aerial Pl NE, Calgary.

    • Where are WestJet offices?

      WestJet has an office in Calgary.

    • How many offices does WestJet have?

      WestJet has 1 office.