WestJet to restore regional routes suspended due to COVID-19
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WestJet to restore regional routes suspended due to COVID-19

WestJet today announced it will restore flights to the communities of Charlottetown, Fredericton, Moncton, Sydney and Quebec City after service was suspended as a result of COVID-19. The reinstatement of service will restore WestJet’s complete network of pre-COVID-19 domestic airports. “We committed to return to the communities we left, as a result of the pandemic, and we will be restoring flights to these regions in…

WestJet announces 737 MAX return-to-service
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WestJet announces 737 MAX return-to-service

WestJet today announced its intent to return its fleet of 737 MAX aircraft to passenger service in a phased and transparent approach. The airline’s plans follow an announcement from Transport Canada (TC) on December 17, 2020 where TC safety experts validated the aircraft design changes and outlined requirements for Canadian carriers. Transport Canada’s validation followed…

WestJet enters global era with Dreamliner arrival
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WestJet enters global era with Dreamliner arrival

WestJet’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, named in honour of the airline’s chairman and founder, Clive Beddoe, is now on its way to WestJet’s hometown of Calgary today, marking a new global era for Canada’s favourite airline. “Today’s delivery marks a new chapter for WestJet,” said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. “Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is…