Westjet

Lower Fuel Costs Help WestJet To Highest-Ever Earnings

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet reported record earnings Tuesday in its second quarter, propelled by falling fuel costs and a rising number of passengers. Gregg ...

WestJet Pilots To Vote On Unionizing This Week

CP | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY — WestJet pilots start voting this week to decide if they'll form the airline's first union. The WestJet Professional Pilots Association, ...

Five Bomb Scares In Six Days..

CBC | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

It's been a frustrating week for WestJet and many of its passengers. In recent days, five of the Calgary-based airline's planes were targeted by h...

Bomb Scare For WestJet Flight From Vegas To Victoria

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

5th threat in 5 days against the airline.

Bomb Threat Forces Another Unplanned WestJet Landing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2015 | Canada

The airline said it had diverted the plane "out of an abundance of caution."

WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada

Flight WS323 was travelling from Toronto to Saskatoon.

WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing Due To Threat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada

WestJet has received another threat just as police were trying to determine if three previous threats to Canadian flights in one week were related.The...

Air Canada And WestJet Are Taking Their Rivalry To London

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Business

ir Canada and WestJet are taking their domestic rivalry to London with both companies now adding flights to Gatwick Airport next year.

WestJet Pilots Ask Feds For Union Certification Vote

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY - The WestJet Professional Pilot's Association says it has asked the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to conduct a union certification vote...

Push To Unionize WestJet Pilots Fails, For Now

CBC | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Business

The group organizing pilots at WestJet did not pass the 50-per-cent-plus-one mark it needed to automatically certify as a union before federal law ...

WestJet Is London-Bound

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Business

Budget carrier WestJet is London-bound. The Calgary-based airline announced Tuesday that its debut trans-Atlantic flight will be to London’s Gatw...

WestJet CEO Asks Staff To Think Hard Before Choosing Union

CBC | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Business

This is a tense time at WestJet, Canada's second largest airline. Two employee groups — representing pilots and flight attendants — are try...

WestJet Plane Skids Off Runway At Montreal Airport

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada

MONTREAL - Nobody was injured when a Westjet plane skidded off a runway as it landed in Montreal on Friday, airport authorities said.The Boeing 737 wa...

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.