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WestJet Airlines Ltd (WJA.TO)

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Westjet Issues Statement On ALPA Strike Authorization Vote Outcome
Friday, 11 May 2018 

May 10 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET STATEMENT REGARDING ALPA STRIKE AUTHORIZATION VOTE OUTCOME.CONFIRMS GUESTS' TRAVEL WILL BE UNAFFECTED OVER VICTORIA DAY LONG WEEKEND."WE REMAIN AT NEGOTIATION TABLE TO DRIVE A SUSTAINABLE AGREEMENT" WITH AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION.  Full Article

WestJet Reports April Load Factor Of 86 Percent
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 

May 8 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS APRIL LOAD FACTOR OF 86.0 PER CENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - APRIL REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 2.8 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - APRIL REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 2.8 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.WESTJET AIRLINES - APRIL AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS), GREW 1.4 PER CENT OVER SAME PERIOD.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - APRIL LOAD FACTOR 86 PERCENT, UP 1.2 PERCENTAGE POINTS YEAR OVER YEAR.  Full Article

Westjet Launches Inaugural Halifax/Gatwick Flight
Monday, 30 Apr 2018 

April 30 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET LAUNCHES INAUGURAL HALIFAX/GATWICK FLIGHT.  Full Article

Air Canada Says Prepared For Potential Labour Disruptions At WestJet
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 26 (Reuters) - Air Canada ::SAYS READY TO ADJUST SCHEDULES AND CAPACITY TO LIMIT DISRUPTIONS FOR TRAVELING PUBLIC IN EVENT OF LABOUR DISRUPTION AT WESTJET.  Full Article

Air Line Pilots Association Says WestJet Pilots Aim To Avoid Possible May 19 Strike, But Prepare For All Outcomes
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - :AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION - WESTJET PILOTS AIM TO AVOID POSSIBLE MAY 19 STRIKE, BUT PREPARE FOR ALL OUTCOMES.AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION-STILL NOT REACHED AGREEMENT WITH WESTJET MANAGEMENT ON NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT AFTER MORE THAN HALF A YEAR OF NEGOTIATIONS.  Full Article

Westjet Statement Regarding ALPA Strike Authorization Vote
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET STATEMENT REGARDING ALPA STRIKE AUTHORIZATION VOTE.REMAIN FOCUSED ON "SUCCESSFULLY NEGOTIATING AN AGREEMENT THAT WILL BENEFIT OUR PILOTS AND WESTJET".  Full Article

WestJet Launches Inaugural Flight Between Calgary And Denver
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 

March 8 (Reuters) - Westjet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET LAUNCHES INAUGURAL FLIGHT BETWEEN CALGARY AND DENVER.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - NEW SERVICE BETWEEN CALGARY AND DENVER OPERATES DAILY YEAR-ROUND.  Full Article

Westjet Reports Record December Load Factor Of 83.6 Pct
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Westjet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - DEC ‍AVAILABLE SEAT MILES GREW 6.0 PER CENT OVER SAME PERIOD​.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - DEC REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 9.8 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.WESTJET REPORTS RECORD DECEMBER LOAD FACTOR OF 83.6 PER CENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - ‍DECEMBER 2017 TRAFFIC RESULTS WITH A LOAD FACTOR OF 83.6 PER CENT, AN INCREASE OF 2.8 PERCENTAGE POINTS YEAR OVER YEAR​.  Full Article

WestJet Reports November Traffic Up 12.1 Percent Year Over Year
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS NOVEMBER LOAD FACTOR OF 82.4 PERCENT.NOVEMBER LOAD FACTOR 82.4 PERCENT, UP 2.4 POINTS.‍REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 12.1 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR IN NOVEMBER​.NOV 2017 ASMS WERE 2.507 BILLION, UP 8.9 PERCENT.  Full Article

WestJet Investor Day Provides Targets For 2018-2020
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET INVESTOR DAY PROVIDES TARGETS FOR 2018-2020.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - IS TARGETING AN ANNUAL OPERATING MARGIN OF BETWEEN 10 PER CENT AND 12 PER CENT IN 2018 TO 2020.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD SEES CUMULATIVE FREE CASH FLOW OF $775 MILLION TO $875 MILLION FOR 2018 TO 2020.WESTJET SEES CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF ABOUT $780 MILLION IN 2018, PEAKING IN 2019 AT ABOUT $1 BILLION.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - TARGETING AN IMPROVING ANNUAL RETURN ON INVESTED CAPITAL THAT IS EXPECTED TO EXCEED 13 PER CENT IN 2020.WESTJET SEES CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF ABOUT $870 MILLION IN 2020.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - WESTJET HAS IDENTIFIED ANNUAL COST SAVINGS OPPORTUNITIES OF $140 MILLION TO $200 MILLION THROUGH 2022.WESTJET - COST SAVING OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE FLEET RECONFIGURATIONS, AIRPORT OPERATIONS COST SAVINGS, OPTIMIZED MAINTENANCE PLANS.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - EXPECTS TO GROW NUMBER OF UNENCUMBERED AIRCRAFT FROM 51 AT END OF Q3 OF 2017 TO 96 AIRCRAFT IN 2020.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Canada's WestJet Airlines pilots approve mandate for possible strike

MONTREAL, May 10 WestJet Airlines pilots voted on Thursday in favor of staging a possible strike, although they agreed to avoid any disruptive job action during Canada's busy Victoria Day holiday weekend starting May 19, their union said in a statement.