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Westjet accelerating engine inspections following Southwest incident

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it's immediately accelerating inspections of some fan blades following an engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday that left one passenger dead.
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Growth & expansion key focus at WestJet’s annual client event

WestJet tipped its hat to its top partners at an annual key client event in Mexico, which took place from April 11-14 at Secrets The Vine Cancun.
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WestJet Vacations ready to launch 2018-19 brochure; WS adds two new routes

Head’s up: WestJet Vacations’ new brochure will be released earlier than ever, at the end of the month, to “support the travel agent community”.
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A record 2.2 million passengers flew with WestJet in March

March was a big month for WestJet, which just announced a load factor of 85.6%, an increase of 1.5 percentage points year over year.
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Which company had the best April Fool’s gag?

You can always count on the travel industry for a few good laughs on April Fool's Day. 
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Unable to attend your child’s birthday party? Send a WestJetter

The great new perks that come with WestJet’s new voice-activated digital assistant are a busy traveller’s dream come true. If only they were real.
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Air Canada, WestJet issue travel alerts for Winter Storm Toby

Airlines including Air Canada and WestJet have updated their travel alerts as a fourth spring nor’easter targets Atlantic Canada and the U.S. Northeast...
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Saretsky leaves on a high note with record results for WestJet

Ed Sims has been named President and CEO of WestJet, taking over from Gregg Saretsky whose retirement from the company is effective immediately.
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Cummings returns to WestJet; Greenway takes on Swoop

Low-cost carrier veteran Steven Greenway has been appointed President of Swoop while long-time WestJet executive Bob Cummings, who took over as Executive Vice-President of Swoop in May 2017, is taking on a new role as Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Guest Services for WestJet, reporting to WestJet Group President and CEO, Gregg Saretsky.
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Air Canada to launch new routes out of Montreal to two Ontario cities
Air Canada to launch new service from Montreal to London & Windsor, Ontario
Air Canada will be expanding service out of Montreal with new domestic regional nonstop service starting July 2, 2018.
Caesars Entertainment takes on Mexico with new Los Cabos resort
Caesars Entertainment takes on Mexico with new Los Cabos resort
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, best known for its gambling resorts in Vegas and Atlantic City, is making good on...
All-inclusive pioneer Club Med now going all-in with Groups business
All-inclusive pioneer Club Med now going all-in with Groups business
In seven years Club Med’s Groups business has tripled out of the Canadian market.
Mexico Tourist Board has the latest on Cancun beach incident
Mexico Tourist Board has the latest on Cancun beach incident
The Mexico Tourism Board is working to reassure travellers and its industry partners that Cancun and all tourist...
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