WestJet facts for kids
|Founded||February 29, 1996|
|Frequent-flyer program||WestJet Rewards|
|Fleet size||120 (incl. Encore)|
|Destinations||90 (incl. Encore)|
|Company slogan||Owners Care|
|Headquarters||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
WestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canadian low-cost carrier. It was founded on February 29, 1996. It is Canada's second largest air carrier, behind Air Canada. It operates an average of 425 flights and carries over 45,000 passengers per day. It was the eighth-largest airline in North America by passengers carried and carried 18.5 million passengers in 2013.
WestJet has a subsidiary regional airline called WestJet Encore, which started operating on June 24, 2013 with Bombardier Q400 twin-turboprop aircraft.
A WestJet Boeing 737-200 at Calgary International Airport
A WestJet Boeing 737-700 at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
A WestJet Boeing 737-800 with a special livery promoting its customer-service promise, or "Care-antee"
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