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WestJet Airlines Ltd (WJA.TO)

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Canadian Transportation Agency Launches Inquiry Into WestJet Flight Incident
Friday, 16 Aug 2019 03:35pm EDT 

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Canadian Transportation Agency::CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY LAUNCHES INQUIRY INTO WESTJET FLIGHT INCIDENT.CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY - TO EXAMINE WHETHER TERMS OF WESTJET'S TARIFF DEALING WITH SCHEDULE CHANGES, IRREGULARITIES ARE "JUST AND REASONABLE".CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY - WITH LAUNCH OF INQUIRY, WESTJET HAS BEEN DIRECTED TO PROVIDE CERTAIN INFORMATION TO CTA.CTA SAYS WESTJET INQUIRY FOLLOWS RECEIPT OF COMPLAINT CONCERNING JULY 22, 2019 INCIDENT INVOLVING CHANGES TO PASSENGER ITINERARIES.CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY - COMPLAINT ITSELF WILL BE TREATED SEPARATELY FROM INQUIRY.  Full Article

WestJet Posts Q2 EPS Of C$0.38
Friday, 26 Jul 2019 05:10pm EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS A SIGNIFICANT RETURN TO SECOND QUARTER PROFITABILITY.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.38.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE C$-0.14 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $1,212.9 MILLION VERSUS $1,087.6 MILLION.QTRLY RPMS 7.099 BILLION, UP 6.8%.QTRLY YIELD (REVENUE PER REVENUE PASSENGER MILE) 17.09 CENTS.QTRLY LOAD FACTOR 87.2% VERSUS 83.9%.QTRLY ASMS (AVAILABLE SEAT MILES) 8.145 BILLION VERSUS 7.922 BILLION.QTRLY CASM, EXCLUDING FUEL AND EMPLOYEE PROFIT SHARE 10.66 CENTS.ALL AMOUNTS IN C$.Q2 REVENUE VIEW C$1.17 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Independent Proxy Advisor Firms Recommend Westjet Shareholders Vote For Proposed Acquisition Of Co By Onex
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019 07:45am EDT 

July 10 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::INDEPENDENT PROXY ADVISOR FIRMS RECOMMEND WESTJET SHAREHOLDERS VOTE FOR THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF WESTJET BY ONEX.WESTJET - SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS AND OPTIONHOLDERS OF WESTJET BEING HELD ON JULY 23.  Full Article

Westjet Announces Victoria/Cabo San Lucas Starting This November
Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019 11:00am EDT 

June 25 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET ANNOUNCES VICTORIA/CABO SAN LUCAS STARTING THIS NOVEMBER.WESTJET AIRLINES - STARTING NOV 5, 2019, WESTJET WILL OPERATE NONSTOP BETWEEN VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT & LOS CABOS MEXICO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.WESTJET AIRLINES - NEW WEEKLY NONSTOP BETWEEN CALGARY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, PUNTA CANA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC STARTING DECEMBER 13.  Full Article

Westjet Announces First Regulatory Approval In Its Proposed Acquisition By Onex
Monday, 24 Jun 2019 05:15pm EDT 

June 24 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET ANNOUNCES FIRST REGULATORY APPROVAL IN ITS PROPOSED ACQUISITION BY ONEX.WESTJET AIRLINES - ONEX CORPORATION HAS RECEIVED APPROVAL FROM MINISTER OF TRANSPORT (CANADA) FOR PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF WESTJET BY ONEX.WESTJET AIRLINES - GOT APPROVAL ON BASIS THAT PROPOSED ACQUISITION BY ONEX DOES NOT RAISE PUBLIC INTEREST ISSUES AS RELATED TO NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - TRANSACTION WITH ONEX IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE IN LATTER PART OF 2019.  Full Article

Westjet Ratifies Three-Year Agreement With Westjet Encore Flight Dispatchers
Thursday, 23 May 2019 12:16pm EDT 

May 23 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET RATIFIES THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH WESTJET ENCORE FLIGHT DISPATCHERS.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - RATIFIED AGREEMENT STARTS MAY 22, 2019 AND EXPIRES ON MAY 22, 2022..  Full Article

Westjet Reports April Load Factor Of 87.7 Percent
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 07:45am EDT 

May 8 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS RECORD APRIL LOAD FACTOR OF 87.7 PER CENT.APRIL LOAD FACTOR 87.7 PERCENT, UP 1.7 POINTS.APRIL REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 7.0 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.APRIL CAPACITY, MEASURED IN AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS), GREW 4.9 PER CENT.APRIL 2019 RPMS 2.396 BILLIONS, UP 7%.  Full Article

Westjet Ratifies Five-Year Agreement With Westjet Encore Pilots
Thursday, 2 May 2019 03:44pm EDT 

WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET RATIFIES FIVE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH WESTJET ENCORE PILOTS.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - AGREEMENT STARTS JANUARY 1, 2019 AND EXPIRES ON JANUARY 1, 2024..WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - VOTE REPRESENTS 90 PER CENT OF 505 WESTJET ENCORE PILOTS..WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - 92 PER CENT OF WESTJET ENCORE PILOTS REPRESENTED BY AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION (ALPA) VOTED IN FAVOUR OF A FIVE-YEAR AGREEMENT.  Full Article

WestJet says Expansion Of Codeshare Relationship With Air France
Friday, 26 Apr 2019 11:50am EDT 

April 26 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET GIVES GUESTS GREATER EUROPE ACCESS.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - EXPANSION OF CODESHARE RELATIONSHIP WITH AIR FRANCE..  Full Article

Westjet Reports Record March Load Factor Of 87 Per Cent
Monday, 8 Apr 2019 07:45am EDT 

April 8 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS RECORD MARCH LOAD FACTOR OF 87.0 PER CENT.MARCH LOAD FACTOR 87.0 PERCENT, UP 1.4 POINTS.HAVE ADJUSTED SCHEDULE TO MINIMIZE GUEST DISRUPTION IN RESPONSE TO GROUNDING OF 13 MAX AIRCRAFT.MARCH ASMS OF 2.971 BILLIONS, UP 5.5%.WESTJET AIRLINES - MARCH RPMS 2.585 BILLION VERSUS 2.409 BILLION.  Full Article

Canadian Transportation Agency launches probe into WestJet over complaint

Aug 16 The Canadian Transportation Agency said on Friday it had launched an inquiry to determine if WestJet Airlines Ltd's tariffs related to schedule changes were "just and reasonable".