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WestJet Suspends Routes to Four Canadian Cities

Sweeping government restrictions relating to travel have sternly impeded operations of Canadian airline carriers. In the most recent development, Calgary-based WestJet has announced it will be moving to temporarily suspend the services for four routes. Destination cities which will be affected are St. John’s N.L, London Ontario, and Lloydminster and Medicine Hat in Alberta. Route suspensions are …

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WestJet says Air Canada Takeover Of Air Transat Will Result In Higher Fares

Last week’s governmental approval of Air Canada’s proposed bid to acquire rival Air Transat for $190 million did not sit well with others in the industry, particularly WestJet. The President and CEO of the Calgary-based carrier, Edward Sims, expressed his disdain of the approval in a blog post released late last week. Sims alleged that …

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WestJet Cancels Hundreds of Flights As New Testing Requirement Begins

WestJet has announced a significant reduction in its flight capacity as the introduction of new COVID-19 testing requirements for all arrivals to Canada continues to wreak havoc on the air travel industry. The decision by WestJet to slash its operations follows a sharp fall in new bookings and an increase in cancellations since the Canadian …

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WestJet Expands New Hawaii Testing Program To BC and Ontario

More Canadian travelers will soon be able to enjoy quarantine-free vacations in Hawaii thanks to WestJet’s decision to expand its pre-flight testing program to more provinces in the country. On December 7 the company announced that it would be offering customers from British Columbia and Ontario the opportunity to book a pre-flight COVID-19 test through …

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WestJet Offers New Covid-19 Tests At Vancouver Airport

WestJet and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) have announced a pre-flight rapid Covid-19 testing trial, in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC), with the aim of helping to develop safe air travel protocols during the pandemic. Unlike other testing programs underway at Calgary International Airport (YYC), which intend to help immediately reduce quarantine times …

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WestJet Now Offering Lie-Flat Seats Between Vancouver and Toronto

Since international flights to Europe are not a hot seller right now, WestJet has repurposed their new 787 Dreamliner to run a domestic route instead – Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ). In 2019, WestJet debuted their new 787 Dreamliner with impressive lay-flat ‘pods’ in business class, very exclusive Premium economy section, and brand spanking new …

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