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2014-09-18 20:20:27

Airline upholds commitment to lower Econo sale fares CALGARY, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a seat sale effective today through September 22, 2014, on flights and vacation packages for travel to select destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean until December 10, 2014*. "We remain dedicated to being Canada's low-fare leader and this seat sale supports our commitment to providing a full range of fares and corresponding value from Econo through...

2014-09-15 08:21:02

Airline also introduces price-drop guarantee and WestJet Rewards tiers to provide guests even more value CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will charge a $25 fee for a first checked bag on Econo fares for travel within Canada and between Canada and the U.S. The new fee will only apply to bookings made today onward, for travel on or after October 29, 2014. Guests flying to any of WestJet's international destinations including Mexico, the Caribbean, Central...

2014-09-11 08:20:46

CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at the CIBC 13(th) Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Time: 6:10 a.m. PDT / 7:10 a.m. MDT / 9:10 a.m. EDT Location: Montréal, QC The CIBC 13th Annual Eastern...

2014-09-09 08:20:24

WestJetters building communities in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a three-year, enhanced partnership with Canadian charity Live Different and its Hero Holiday program, an initiative providing year-round global humanitarian opportunities in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Thailand. Since 2012, WestJet has supported Live Different with the WestJet Hero Holiday program on an annual basis in the community of Nuevo...

2014-08-27 08:21:15

CALGARY, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at the Cowen and Company 7(th) Annual Global Transportation and Aerospace/Defense Conference on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Time: 10:55 a.m. PDT / 11:55 a.m. MDT / 1:55 p.m. EDT Location: Boston, MA The Cowen and Company 7th...

2014-08-06 08:21:08

Airline achieves second-highest July load factor while flying 6.7 per cent more revenue passenger miles for the month CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced July 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 83.3 per cent, an increase of 0.2 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 6.7 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.6 per cent over the same period. The...

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...


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