WestJet sets record with 74,247 passengers in one day

WestJet sets record with 74,247 passengers in one day

CALGARY — WestJet flew upwards of 74,247 guests across its network yesterday, setting a new single-day record. The airline’s previous single-day record was 72,240 guests, set on July 31, 2015, the Civic Holiday long weekend.

“As the busy holiday travel season winds down, we thank our guests for their loyalty and support,” said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “We also thank our more than 11,000 WestJetters for their hard work, dedication and caring service as we all work together to get our guests home safely.”

WestJet marked another milestone over the holiday season, flying its 20 millionth guest in a single year on Dec. 27, 2015.