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2014-07-29 04:20:38

Airline achieves 37(th) consecutive profitable quarter and earnings per share of $0.40, up 18 per cent WestJet Encore exercises options to purchase five additional Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft CALGARY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - July 29, 2014. WestJet (TSX: WJA) today announced its second quarter results for 2014, with net earnings of $51.8 million, or $0.40 per fully diluted share, as compared with the net earnings of $44.7 million, or $0.34 per fully diluted share...

2014-07-24 12:20:54

Quarterly Report on the Business Model Life Cycles of Commercial Airlines MONTREAL and SINGAPORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Millennium Aviation, Inc. has released its new quarterly report on the health and life cycles of airline business models, including an expiry index. In its new report, Millennium Aviation provides a ranking of top low-cost and hybrid airlines in terms of how well they maintain or improve their business model. Airlines are not ranked in terms of a snapshot...

2014-07-22 08:22:29

CALGARY, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 8 a.m. MDT (10 a.m. EDT) following the release of its second quarter 2014 financial results. President and CEO Gregg Saretsky and Executive Vice-President of Finance and CFO Vito Culmone will discuss WestJet's second quarter 2014 results and answer questions from financial analysts and members of the media. The conference call will be available in Toronto...

2014-07-21 08:20:57

New flights to Fredericton, N.B. and Loreto, Mexico CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the 2014-2015 winter schedule featuring two new destinations, one new route and increased frequency on 19 additional routes. Twice-daily non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton begins April 15, 2015, and weekly non-stop service between Calgary and Loreto, Mexico, launches February 14, 2015. Weekly flights between Winnipeg and Fort Lauderdale operate Saturdays...

2014-07-21 08:20:54

Regional airline to serve Fredericton, New Brunswick, beginning spring 2015 CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective April 15, 2015. Flights will be operated by WestJet Encore using its fleet of 78-seat, Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. "The launch of service to Fredericton marks WestJet Encore's eastern-most destination to date," said Ferio...

2014-07-15 12:21:53

Incentive for guests booking their winter travel early is now available CALGARY, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Vacations recently announced the return of its popular vacation price guarantee. Guests who choose a WestJet Vacation package between now and September 30, 2014, are guaranteed to receive the best price for their WestJet vacation for travel between October 26, 2014, and April 25, 2015. "Our guests have told us our price guarantee gives them the peace of mind they're...

2014-07-10 20:20:46

In c7418 transmitted today at 19:42e an error occured in the third paragraph. The thrd sentence should have read "WestJet Encore has orders for 12 more Bombardier Q400 Next Gen aircraft.". Full corrected copy follows: WestJet Encore celebrates 1,000,000th guest CALGARY, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore announced it welcomed its one-millionth guest on board today. The one-millionth guest was on WestJet Encore flight 3101 from Calgary to Fort St. John, which departed Calgary...

2014-07-10 20:20:42

CALGARY, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore announced it welcomed its one-millionth guest on board today. The one-millionth guest was on WestJet Encore flight 3101 from Calgary to Fort St. John, which departed Calgary at 5:45 p.m. MDT. WestJet Encore President Ferio Pugliese was on hand to present the lucky guest on board the flight with round trip airfare for two anywhere in WestJet's world. "This is an important milestone for all of us and we are happy to celebrate with our...

2014-07-07 12:21:17

Airline is in advanced stages of sourcing aircraft CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced that it is moving forward with plans that would see the airline fly its own wide-body aircraft as early as fall 2015. The airline has received the support of the WestJet Pilot Association and its Board of Directors, and is currently in the advanced stages of sourcing wide-body aircraft. "This is the natural, next-step evolution for WestJet,"...

2014-07-07 08:20:49

Airline sets a new single-day record flying more than 63,000 guests CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced June 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 77.4 per cent, an increase of 0.6 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 5.0 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), was 4.3 per cent higher over the same period. WestJet achieved an on-time performance rate of 85.6...


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