It takes work to make flying this miserable. But it pays.
New fee will apply to bookings starting Monday for travel as of Oct. 29
A new crop of cheap carriers is coming to shake up Air Canada and WestJet’s duopoly—but it’s unclear if that’ll work this time around
The airplane landed safely
WestJet Airlines unveiled details Monday of the planned eastern expansion of its regional Encore service this summer.
The Calgary-based airline said WestJet Encore will start June 27 with routes between…
WINNIPEG – Passengers aboard a WestJet flight heading for Winnipeg put on oxygen masks and held on tight when their jet experienced a pressurization problem.
WestJet spokesman Robert Palmer says…
Flights between St. John’s and Dublin up the competition with Air Canada
CALGARY – The CEO of WestJet Airlines admits the rollout this spring of a premium service geared toward business travellers could have gone more smoothly, but all of the kinks…
With more crowds and delays than ever before, air travel is going to get worse before it gets better
TORONTO – WestJet is interested in flying its new Q400 turboprop planes out of Toronto’s island airport should any slots become available, the Calgary-based airline’s chief executive said Thursday.
CALGARY – WestJet (TSX:WJA) is reporting its “best ever” quarterly earnings, while also announcing deal to sell 10 of its oldest jets and replace them with 10 newer ones.
WestJet Airlines is boosting its base in Western Canada by launching its Encore regional service in June to British Columbia’s energy region using the airline’s first Bombardier turboprops.
Blacklists, short-haul flights, pay gaps and animals in the Gospels
Many carriers now charge for every piece of luggage, including carry-ons
The carrier is adding more planes, and regional routes, to its successful schedule
Rent one for $10 or stare at the clouds for hours
It is the country’s biggest and most dysfunctional airline, at war with its unions, losing money and protected by Ottawa. There may be only one way out.