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News Aerospace General
October 14, 2020  

WestJet suspends service to four cities in Atlantic Canada

Suspension eliminates more than 100 flights weekly or almost 80% of seat capacity from the region.

News Aerospace General
June 15, 2020  

WestJet releases July schedule for air travel

Airline continues to focus on significant safety and hygiene enhancements to ensure a safe travel journey

News Aerospace General
January 23, 2020  

Air Canada, WestJet scrub Boeing 737 Max from schedules until June

Ottawa banned the 737 Max from the skies last March following two fatal crashes.

News Aerospace General
June 25, 2019  

Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues

WestJet will become a privately held company.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Operations Production
March 28, 2014  

Bombardier gets aircraft orders worth US$326M

Includes five Q400 Turboprops for Calgary-based WestJet.

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Technology
August 1, 2012  

WestJet places $683M order for 45 Bombardier NextGen Q400s

Option for 25 more could increase value to $1.59B

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Technology
June 11, 2012  

Bombardier’s regional aircraft market to heat up

Analysts foresee an order resurgence from US airlines.

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Technology
February 1, 2012  

$50M for GE aircraft engine centre in Winnipeg

General Electric has opened a new $50 million aircraft engine testing, research and development centre in Winnipeg that could eventually create up to 50 jobs.