Halifax Storm Blows Plane Off Its Gate

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Travel

Halifax weather doesn't just bring hurricane-force pressure and cravings for "stormchips." Sometimes, it's strong enough to blow a WestJet 737 pla...

This CEO Just Took A Pay Cut

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet (TSX:WJA) chief executive Gregg Saretsky earned nearly $3.2 million last year, down slightly from the nearly $3.5 million he earned ...

Air Canada One Ups WestJet

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Travel

Travellers looking to stay connected to the cloud while flying among the clouds now have one more option: Air Canada. The Canadian carrier announce...

Three Examples of Contextual Advertising Done Right

Jeff Quipp | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

The Sochi Olympics, like other popular television viewing events (read: Oscars, Super Bowl) reinforced the importance and potential effectiveness of contextually relevant ads. Think of the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion spot that went viral, or Proctor & Gamble's Thank You Mom commercial.

WestJet's Would Like To Remind You Why Women Are Awesome

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Travel

WestJet is making news again with one of its online videos but rather than celebrating a fat man in a red — er, blue suit — the airline is celebra...

WestJet Pilot's Response To Sexism Is Pretty Much Perfect

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Travel

A passenger's sexist remarks towards a WestJet pilot have sparked online outrage after photos of the vitriolic comments scrawled on a napkin were post...

WestJet Upgrades Their In-Flight Entertainment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Travel

CALGARY - WestJet Airlines unveiled plans Friday for a new system that will allow passengers to access TV, movies and the Internet with their electron...

Why Your Next Vaycay Might Cost More

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Travel

A tumbling loonie and rising air fare have created something of a double whammy for Canadian airline passengers as of late, and now, more fees could b...

Headed Ontario's Way

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Business

WestJet Airlines unveiled details Monday of the planned eastern expansion of its regional Encore service this summer.The Calgary-based airline said We...

WestJet Plane Makes Fast Descent After Pressure Problem

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Travel

WINNIPEG - Passengers aboard a WestJet flight heading for Winnipeg put on oxygen masks and held on tight when their jet experienced a pressurization p...

Hot destinations and top Canadian travel trends for 2014

Cheapflights | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Travel

As we wrap up another eventful year in travel, Cheapflights.ca takes a sneak peek at what's ahead for 2014. Of course, since past is prologue, much o...

Coming To Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel

In-flight Wi-Fi could finally come to Canada next year. In an interview with the Calgary Herald, WestJet's CEO Gregg Saretsky told the paper the ai...

WestJet Should Have Used Viral Marketing for Good

Shelley and Bob Freeman | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Impact
Shelley and Bob Freeman

WestJet is by all accounts a wonderful airline, run in a light and care-free manner by like-minded employees. And the "Christmas Miracle" viral smash hit is just that. Imploring us to watch a marketing video so that a needy family can fly somewhere is great marketing but is it any kind of building block for a great society?

WestJet Flight Attendant Kickstarts Passenger's Heart

CBC | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Two airline crew members used a public defibrillator to save a passenger whose heart stopped at Edmonton International Airport on Wednesday.   The...

How WestJet Won the Holiday Season

Jeff Chatterton | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Chatterton

If you're Canadian, you've likely seen the WestJet video. If you're not Canadian, or you've been living under a rock (or an igloo) you can see the video here. Be warned -- you'll need a tissue. This is brilliant, for a couple of reasons.

WestJet Passenger Tells Santa She Wants Nenshi For Christmas

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 12.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

WestJet airlines got a lot of different requests from passengers when filming their Christmas Miracle video, but one really stood out. A woman in O...

WestJet Christmas Stunt Bloopers Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Travel

WestJet's "Christmas Miracle" video may come off as a slick, feel-good viral just in time for the holiday travel rush , but the airline's blooper reel...

WATCH: WestJet's Christmas Miracle May Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Impact

If the winter holidays are about spending time with loved ones exchanging presents, then winter holiday air travel is about spending time with strange...

LOOK: WestJet Airliner Becomes Amazing Disney Magic Plane

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

It's a bird. It's a plane... no, it's Sorcerer Mickey? Because little kids didn't find airplanes enthralling enough before, a new Disney-themed Wes...

Why Cheap Flights Could Be Coming To B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A group of aviation veterans is working to launch a Vancouver-based airline that would offer cheap flights throughout western Canada. Canada Jetlin...

Flying To The Emerald Isle

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel

CALGARY - WestJet Airlines (TSX:WJA) will begin flying to the Emerald Isle next summer — the airline's first transatlantic flights.The airline says ...

Lost And Found

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver woman says WestJet has found her cat that got lost after the kennel fell apart while it was being loaded for a flight to Toronto. Kelli ...

'I Just Don't Know If They're Doing Enough'

CBC | Posted 12.04.2013 | Canada Travel

A Vancouver woman is pleading with Westjet to find one of her two cats, after the animal went missing in Vancouver airport's cargo area. Kelli...

Up, Up And Away

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Business

CALGARY - The CEO of WestJet Airlines admits the rollout this spring of a premium service geared toward business travellers could have gone more smoot...

Flights Cancelled After Airport Accident

CBC | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Travel

At least five flights have been cancelled after a WestJet airplane that had been backing out of the gate before takeoff struck the wing tip of another...