WestJet Profit Soars

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Business

After enduring years of weak results and bankruptcies, airlines are making big profits as they pile on more fees and pocket most of the benefit from l...

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Punching WestJet Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia

She reportedly also threw a sandwich

WestJet Warns Over Scam Tickets

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet is warning customers after uncovering a scam involving a deeply discounted airfare offer for travellers headed to an upcoming confer...

This WestJet Attendant Got Down To 'Uptown Funk' And Made Our Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada Living

We've seen more than a few takes on "Uptown Funk" by now. What's one more?

WestJet Will Do What It Can Not To Pass Fuel Savings On To Passengers

CP | Ross Marowits | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Business

WestJet passengers hoping for a break on airfares from lower fuel prices should think again. The airline says it plans to pocket as much of the sav...

WestJet Returns To Gander's Retro Airport

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Business

A great chance for Toronto and Halifax residents to fly to what's been called an "endangered" airport.

Puppy Goes Missing On WestJet Flight

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

An adorable puppy will be returned to his rightful owner after a WestJet mix-up sent him to the wrong Canadian city. Levon, an eight-week-old Bern...

Cheaper Oil Prices Mean Cheaper Airfare? Nope

CBC | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Business

Consumers shouldn't expect to see cheaper holiday airfares despite a drop in the price of jet fuel, one analyst says. The price of oil is hover...

WestJet, Air Canada Ban Pets On Holiday Flights

CBC | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Business

If you plan on flying anywhere for Christmas with the furry members of your family you'd better do it soon. As of Dec. 15, no pets will be acce...

WestJet Mulls Squeezing In More Seats On Its Planes

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada Business

WestJet Airlines is considering adding another row of seats on its planes to drive higher revenues after it puts in a new entertainment system over th...

Canadians Pretty Much Unanimously Hate New Baggage Fees

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Business

Three-quarters of Canadians say airlines’ new fees on the first checked bag are “unacceptable,” according to a new poll from Angus Reid. Near...

What Companies Should Learn From Hollywood Romances

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 12.14.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

In the film Crazy Stupid Love, Canadian actor and renowned ladies' man, Ryan Gosling, along with a hapless Steve Carell, both learn that finding true love requires a genuine effort to be more lovable. Perhaps today's corporations could use such a lesson.

WestJet Encore About To Shake Up Canadian Regional Flying

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - WestJet Encore is shaking up Canada's regional airline market, pressuring rivals to cut fares and lower costs as it prepares to expand its ...

WestJet Adds $25 Checked Baggage Fee For First Bag

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The cost of flying will soon increase for millions of Canadian passengers each year with the announcement by WestJet Airlines that it will ...

Why B.C. Government's Purchase Card Records Are So Illuminating

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

That's politics. The public gets irate over the small amounts because they can relate to them. But the funny thing is that politicians who get the small things right generally don't screw up the bigger ones.

Canadian Airlines Dominate 'Best' List

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Business

With so much attention focused on the air tragedy in Ukraine, it’s easy to forget flying remains the safest form of travel. That’s something at...

Super Sketchy Takeoff Attempt On Calgary Runway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There were no injuries when a tire on a WestJet flight headed to New York blew just before takeoff.People on board flight 1680 Wednesday mor...

You May Soon Be Able To Take WestJet To More Countries

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. said Monday it aims to have its own wide-body aircraft in the sky next year, setting the stage for a possible internat...

A Big First For WestJet

CBC | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

WestJet's expansion into Europe takes off this weekend with the carrier’s inaugural flight across the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday. The Calgary-...

WATCH: WestJet May Have Just Won Father's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Impact

WestJet may have found a video that'll make you forget all about its viral Christmas miracle stunt. With Father's Day less than two weeks away, the...

WestJet Plane Hit By Lightning In B.C. Storm

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A WestJet flight from Calgary was hit by lightning as it approached the Kelowna airport on Tuesday night. A fierce spring storm brought heavy rain,...

How Air Travel Is Changing In Canada

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Travel

The federal government recently announced two new rules that are set to change the way Canadians experience the evolving world of air travel. Even f...

Meet Canada's Most Attractive Employer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada Business

WestJet remains tops among Canada's most sought-after companies, as the airline has been named the most attractive employer for the third year in a r...

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 06.09.2014 | 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 ...