Jettainer, WestJet extend contract 

ULD management company Jettainer announced today the extension of its contract with WestJet for another five years.  The contract wasn’t set to expire for two more years.  The number of containers and pallets that WestJet controls increased from approximately 350 to 2,000 units.   This is Jettainer’s third agreement this year. It extended its cooperation agreement with American Airlines for another five years last month, with a commitment […]
  • Brianne Ledda
  • July 12, 2019

WestJet reports first loss in 13 years for Q2

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet has reported a net loss of C$20.8 million in its Q2 2018 financial release – the first quarterly loss for the carrier in 13 years, and a more than 140 percent decline compared to the same period in 2017. WestJet’s CEO, Ed Sims, said the dramatic change in bottom-line was due […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 31, 2018

Delta, WestJet enter JV agreement

Delta Airlines and Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet have signed an agreement “to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture arrangement” to expand their existing codeshare partnership, a memorandum of understanding signed back in December 2017. A statement from the companies says the agreement will “provide substantial reach into Canada and the U.S.” The cross-border services will […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 20, 2018

News Briefs: Swissport in Astana, East Midlands boom, V-Day flowers bloom

Swissport International will take over the ground handling at Astana International Airport in Kazakhstan. Airport Management Group, which took over six airports in Kazakhstan earlier this year, signed a memorandum of understanding with Swissport to phase in its services. Additionally a new joint venture, Swissport Kazakhstan, will take over passenger handling at Astana May 1 […]
  • Staff Reports
  • February 25, 2015

July 2014 People

AIRLINES WestJet appointed Rocky Wiggins as executive vice president and chief information officer. Wiggins joins WestJet from Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines, where he held the position of chief information officer starting in 2012. Prior to Sun Country, he was senior vice president and chief information officer at AirTran Airways. Wiggins also held various positions over […]
  • June 24, 2014