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WestJet's 767s began non-stop service to Hawaii Sunday

WestJet celebrates the airline’s first flight from Alberta to Hawaii on its own Boeing 767-300 extended-range aircraft. To this point, flights to the Hawaiian Islands had been taking place on leased aircraft. “As we enter our 20th anniversary year, non-stop service from Alberta to Hawaii onboard our own wide-body aircraft is an exciting new chapter in the WestJet success story,&rdqu...

WestJet announces year-round service to Europe

WestJet announced it is extending two of its new non-stop transatlantic services to London (Gatwick) from seasonal to year-round. Flights from Calgary and Toronto to London will now operate on a year-round basis, three times weekly and daily respectively through the winter, while service from Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg and St. John’s will operate seasonally as announced in September 2015....

WestJet Encore pilots approve five-year agreement

WestJet Encore announced today its pilots have voted in favour of a new agreement with 93 per cent of eligible pilots voting. The tentative agreement was negotiated between WestJet Encore and the WestJet Pilots’ Association (WJPA), the association representing its pilots. Voting on the agreement began on December 12, 2015 and ended December 20, 2015. Nearly 275 WestJet Encore pilots ar...