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Westjet Suspends 2019 Financial Guidance In Light Of Boeing 737 Max Grounding
Monday, 18 Mar 2019 

March 18 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET SUSPENDS 2019 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE IN LIGHT OF BOEING 737 MAX GROUNDING.IT IS SUSPENDING ALL 2019 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE PROVIDED ON DECEMBER 4, 2018 AND FEBRUARY 5, 2019.FOR REMAINDER OF Q1 WESTJET EXPECTS IT WILL BE ABLE TO PROTECT APPROXIMATELY 86 PER CENT OF GUESTS BOOKED ON MAX FLIGHTS.FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR EPS, ROIC AND CUMULATIVE FREE-CASH FLOW OVER PERIOD OF 2020-2022 REMAINS IN PLACE.FOR REST OF Q1, EXPECTS TO BE ABLE TO COVER ABOUT 75 PER CENT OF FLIGHTS THAT WERE INTENDED TO OPERATE ON MAX WITH OTHER AIRCRAFT."CONTINUES TO IMPLEMENT AND EXECUTE ITS CONTINGENCY PLAN TO MINIMIZE GUEST DISRUPTION AND ANY FINANCIAL IMPACT".  Full Article

Westjet Says Complies With Transport Canada Decision To Ground Boeing Max Fleet
Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 

March 13 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET COMPLIES WITH TRANSPORT CANADA DECISION TO GROUND BOEING MAX FLEET.DECISION HAS AN IMPACT ON TRAVEL PLANS OF CO'S WESTJET GUESTS.WESTJET HAS 162 AIRCRAFT OR MORE THAN 92 PER CENT OF ITS OVERALL FLEET THAT REMAIN IN SERVICE..WESTJET IS CONTACTING IMPACTED GUESTS TO ARRANGE FOR ALTERNATE TRAVEL PLANS..WORKING TO REBOOK ALL GUESTS AFFECTED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.IN PROCESS OF GROUNDING 13 MAX AIRCRAFT IN CO'S FLEET.  Full Article

Canada officials to brief media about Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, still see no reason to ground planes - source
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019 

March 12 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::CANADA TRANSPORT MINISTER MARC GARNEAU TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY TO DISCUSS BOEING 737 MAX 8 AIRCRAFT, AVIATION SAFETY AND SECURITY - STATEMENT.CANADA TRANSPORT MINISTER WILL GIVE UPDATE ABOUT WHAT OTTAWA KNOWS ABOUT BOEING 737 MAX 8 AIRCRAFT, OFFICIALS SEE NO REASON AT THIS TIME TO GROUND PLANES - GOVERNMENT SOURCE.  Full Article

WestJet Reports Feb Load Factor Of 87 Pct, Up 0.6 Pct
Friday, 8 Mar 2019 

March 8 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS RECORD FEBRUARY LOAD FACTOR OF 87.0 PER CENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - FEB REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 5.6 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - SAW AN ADDITIONAL 62,000 GUESTS IN FEBRUARY, A YEAR OVER YEAR INCREASE OF 3.2 PER CENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - WHILE FEB CAPACITY, MEASURED IN AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS), GREW 4.9 PER CENT OVER SAME PERIOD.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - ON FEBRUARY 20, 2019 WESTJET LAUNCHED ITS FIRST REVENUE FLIGHTS ON 787 DREAMLINER RECEIVED IN JANUARY.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - ALSO TOOK DELIVERY OF SECOND DREAMLINER ON FEBRUARY 19.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - AIRLINE WILL RECEIVE ITS THIRD 787 DREAMLINER AIRCRAFT IN MARCH.  Full Article

Westjet Airlines Reports Jan. 2019 Load Factor 80.5 Pct, Down 2.1 Pts
Friday, 8 Feb 2019 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS JANUARY LOAD FACTOR OF 80.5 PER CENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - JAN REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 2.7 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - JANUARY 2019 ASMS 2.883 BILLIONS, UP 5.4 PERCENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - JANUARY 2019 LOAD FACTOR 80.5 PERCENT, DOWN 2.1 PTS.  Full Article

WestJet Reports December Load Factor Of 82.8 Pct
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET REPORTS DECEMBER LOAD FACTOR OF 82.8 PER CENT.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - DEC REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS), OR TRAFFIC, INCREASED 3.4 PER CENT YEAR OVER YEAR.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - IN Q4 OF 2018, AIRLINE FLEW 6.2 MILLION GUESTS.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - DEC. 2018 CAPACITY, MEASURED IN AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS), GREW 4.5 PER CENT OVER SAME PERIOD.WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - "FUTURE ENHANCEMENTS TO WESTJET REWARDS ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGHOUT 2019.".  Full Article

Westjet, Swoop And ALPA Receive Arbitrator's Award On Pilots' Collective Agreement
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET, SWOOP AND ALPA RECEIVE ARBITRATOR'S AWARD ON FIRST COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT FOR PILOTS.WESTJET AIRLINES - WILL MEET WITH ALPA LEADERSHIP IN EARLY JAN 2019 TO REVIEW TERMS OF THE AWARD, WORK TOWARDS FINALIZING COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Full Article

WestJet Comments On Pending Passenger Protection Regulations
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET COMMENTS ON PENDING PASSENGER PROTECTION REGULATIONS.WESTJET AIRLINES-ONCE DRAFT REGULATIONS RELEASED ON DEC 22, TO REVIEW REGULATIONS FOR IMPACT ON OBLIGATIONS OF OUR PARTNERS IN AIR TRAVEL SUPPLY CHAIN.  Full Article

Westjet Comment On Flight Crew Fatigue Regulations
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd ::WESTJET COMMENT ON FLIGHT CREW FATIGUE REGULATIONS.WESTJET AIRLINES - WILL WORK TO IMPLEMENT UPDATED CREW FATIGUE STANDARDS OVER NEXT 24 MONTHS..  Full Article

Westjet Airlines Ltd Says Co Expanded Its Codeshare Relationship With Qantas
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Qantas Airways Ltd ::WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - EXPANDED ITS CODESHARE RELATIONSHIP WITH QANTAS.WESTJET AIRLINES - EXPANDED QANTAS CODESHARE IS BY PLACING WS CODE, FLIGHT NUMBERS ON QANTAS-OPERATED FLIGHTS BETWEEN LOS ANGELES & SYDNEY, MELBOURNE & BRISBANE.  Full Article

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With 737 MAX grounded, airlines face daily scheduling challenges

CHICAGO/MONTREAL U.S. and Canadian airlines that fly the roughly 175-seat aircraft face a logistical challenge: which flights to cancel and which to cover with other planes following the global grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets. | Video