WestJet

'This is bunk': WestJet apologizes for misleading passengers about why it cancelled flights

Airline says it made a mistake when it told customers the Turks and Caicos airport wasn't open<p>In response to a CBC News investigation, WestJet has …

Aviation

WestJet CEO: Air Canada’s new loyalty strategy a 'huge opportunity' for us

Paige Ellis<p>Reporter<p>Follow|Archive<p>WestJet’s (WJA.TO) CEO says Air Canada’s decision to launch its own loyalty program in 2020 represents “perhaps the …

Business (Canada)

Priority Pass Adds Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse LAX!

Priority Pass was always a useful tool though it used to be much more under the radar. Now it comes with myriad premium credit cards, and with …

Airlines

Keystone spill comes ahead of key Nebraska vote on KXL

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p>The timing couldn’t be any worse for TransCanada: approximately 5,000 barrels of oil leaked from its …

Business (Canada)

'Really upsetting': Family pays $15K to get home after WestJet cancels Puerto Rico flights

Toronto woman and 13 relatives only learned the bad news after showing up at the San Juan airport<p>Chris Ma and 13 of her relatives learned their …

Airlines

You can fly from Vancouver to Toronto for under $300 return this winter

If you’re craving the snow and all that Tronno charm this winter, you’re in luck.WestJet is playing Santa early this year, and has some flights from …

Airlines

Ultra low-cost airline battle heats up as Canada Jetlines prepares to launch

Canada Jetlines' CEO says the fledgling airline is looking for capital outside of Canada to help fund the June 1 launch of the ultra low-cost carrier.

Airlines

Review: American Airlines MD-80 Business Class

<b>TL;DR</b><p>American is retiring their MD-80s, so by the end of 2019, there will be none flying in their fleet. Although this can change, I don’t expect it …

Airlines

WestJet wants B.C. court to toss proposed class action that alleges harassment

VANCOUVER — WestJet says a proposed class-action lawsuit that accuses the company of failing to provide a harassment-free workplace for female …

Law

WestJet asks B.C. Supreme Court to reject class-action alleging harassment of female employees

WestJet is asking the B.C. Supreme Court to throw out a proposed class-action lawsuit brought by female employees who allege the airline failed to …

Canadian News

WestJet flight change irks Waterloo passengers

BRESLAU — Travelers who use the Region of Waterloo International Airport are worried a schedule change to the only remaining domestic passenger …

Canadian News

BUSINESS BOOKSHELF: The Power of Trust

The Power of Trust: How Top Companies Build, Manage and Protect It, by Natalie Doyle Oldfield, 310 pages, $34.95 CAD, Available on Amazon.<p>Natalie …

Canadian News

WestJet tries to stop sexual harassment suit

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WestJet Is Trying to Block an Ex-Flight Attendant’s Sexual Harassment Case

A class action suit alleging widespread sexual misconduct will be tested in BC’s Supreme Court today.<p>A class action lawsuit that alleges widespread sexual misconduct targeting WestJet flight attendants has another day in court, this time amid a global conversation about sexual assault.<p>Today a judge …

Airlines

WestJet is trying to get a class action lawsuit against it struck out.

<b>***Update November 6, 2017:</b> <b>This week, WestJet is trying to get a class action lawsuit against it struck out, arguing the courts aren't the proper</b> …

Airlines

De-icing fluid and smoke enter WestJet plane in Calgary, force evacuation

Passengers on a WestJet plane in Calgary were exposed to de-icing fluid and smoke on Sunday morning, according to the airline.<p>Flight 1540 was being …

Canadian News

WestJet flight cancelled after de-icing spray enters plane at Calgary airport

Plane bound for Houston was being de-iced when some fluid got inside, possibly through power inlet<p>Some Calgary WestJet passengers bound for Houston …

Aviation

AirlineRatings names 'most excellent' airlines for 2018

Airlines

World's Best Airlines for 2018 - The Results Are In!

The results are in for world’s best airlines for 2018<p>The world’s best airlines for 2018 have been announced with Air New Zealand taking out the top …

Airlines

Air Canada and WestJet named on 'World's Best Airlines' list for 2018

3,265<p>WestJet and Air Canada have been recognized on the 2018 World’s Best Airlines list.<p>The ranking, released today by AirlineRatings.com, has …

Airlines

WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will charge travellers double the ancillary fees

Flying on WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will come with a price: ancillary fees that will cost travellers about twice what they pay on the mainline …

Airlines

Swoop, WestJet's New Low-Cost Carrier, Will Come With Hefty Extra Fees

Flying on WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will come with a price: ancillary fees that will cost travellers about twice what they pay on the mainline …

Airlines

Fly from Vancouver to Various U.S. Cities for $200s and $300s Round-Trip

If you're in dire need of a vacation this fall, WestJet is here to save the day with yet another fantastic deal on flights from Vancouver to various …

Travel

Prepare for more fees: WestJet’s discount carrier Swoop will come with a price

Flying on WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will come with a price: ancillary fees that will cost travellers about twice what they pay on the mainline carrier, the CEO of the Calgary-based airline said Tuesday.<p>Gregg Saretsky said he expects non-fare fees on Swoop, which is set to launch in June, …

Airlines

WestJet posts record high quarterly profit

This comes shortly after Air Canada was also crowing about its profits Charlie SmithA Calgary-based airline company generated a $138.4-million profit …

Airlines

Interjet links two Mexican cities with Vancouver

Interjet launches services from Mexico City and Cancún to its third Canadian city.Interjet began services to its third destination in Canada on …

Flying

Too much 'in the hopper': WestJet CEO defends new initiatives

WestJet’s CEO on Tuesday responded to criticism the company has “too many initiatives in the hopper” with its upcoming ultra-low cost offering and …

Business (Canada)

WestJet expects Swoop ancillary fees will be double mainline carrier

Flying on WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will come with a price: ancillary fees that will cost travellers about twice what they pay on the mainline …

Airlines

WestJet expects Swoop ancillary revenues will be double mainline carrier

Airline says revenue grew to $1.22 billion in Q3, up from $1.12 billion a year earlier.<p>Flying on WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will come with a …

Airlines

WestJet Q3 profit up from year ago as it carries more passengers

Flying on WestJet's low-cost carrier Swoop will come with a price: ancillary fees that will cost travellers about twice what they pay on the mainline …

Airlines