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Canada's first 737-800BCF prepares for action

A new specialist freight division at one of Canada’s largest carriers has accepted its first aircraft. WestJet Cargo welcomed the 737-800BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter) on lease from BBAM, making the Calgary-based firm the first in Canada to operate the type.

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BREAKING: WestJet to buy Sunwing Airlines

A further major shake-up of Canada’s commercial aviation landscape is underway as WestJet confirms it is to buy low-cost leisure rival Sunwing

Thought BA’s Alex Cruz had disappeared? Think again…

Since Alex Cruz stepped down as chief executive of British Airways, the Spaniard has been linked with various high-profile management positions across the global aviation sector. Now, after months of the industry rumour mill running red-hot, it appears he has finally agreed terms on at least one new aviation role. 

WestJet to restart Glasgow-Halifax route

The airline plans to reintroduce the service in May next year, with the addition of new flights to Toronto from the Scottish base

WestJet to restore suspended regional routes

The Canadian carrier halted the short-haul connections in October last year

VIDEO: WestJet resumes 737 MAX services

Watch our video as the Calgary-based operator becomes the fifth to reintroduce the type to service

WestJet reveals 737 MAX return plan

Following the resumption of commercial operations in both Brazil and the US, the airline outlines its intentions for getting the embattled jet back in the sky

WestJet suspends services to four cities and cuts capacity

Carrier cuts more than 100 weekly flights or nearly 80% of seat capacity across Atlantic Canada