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12,215 reviews
Headquarters: 22 Aerial Place N.E., Calgary, Alberta Canada T2E 3J1
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About WestJet
Headquarters: 22 Aerial Place N.E., Calgary, Alberta Canada T2E 3J1

Airline Summary

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet Airlines (WS) is the country's second largest airline. Along with its regional subsidiary WestJet Encore, the airline flies to about 90 destinations. These include destinations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. The airline also has codeshare arrangements with more than a dozen other carriers. WestJet operates airplanes with all Economy Class seating. Passengers can opt for certain fares (known as Plus) that offer preferred seating in the front of the plane with extra legroom. The airline has hubs at Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).
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Vancouver - Nanaimo
We were to take a short flight from Vancouver to Nanaimo, Westjet Flight 3206 at 21:35. We ALMOST landed in Nanaimo but then without an explanation, we flew back to Vancouver. Naturally we were concerned and worried because we were not told what was going on until we actually
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Calgary - Vancouver
We flew with Westjet for the first time from Calgary to Vancouver on Friday 17 May. We had no problems with this short flight, apart from a short delay due to long weekend traffic. We didn't really notice the difference with our internal Air Canada flight from Vancouver to
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Toronto - Punta Cana
After looking forward to this trip for several months, we were delayed on the day of departure by over eight hours! No explanation was given as to why we were delayed. After arriving in Punta Cana and waiting for luggage, we had to ride another hour to the other side of the
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Las Vegas - Edmonton
When we arrived at Las Vegas,I was unaware that I needed an E T A to allow me into Canada.With little time at hand I hade to apply online.Fortunatly there was a very helpful and friendly lady that came to our rescue.We were able to board with one minute to spare.Once on board
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Los Cabos - Calgary
We are frequent travelers who travel with many airlines around the world. For the most part, West Jet was one of the airlines we preferred BECAUSE of their pleasant flight attendant's. However, on this particular flight back home was appalling on several levels. Firstly, it was
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"Be prepared to spend time and money if for some reason your flight does not leave on time."
"Make sure your carry on luggage meets the standards, although if it doesn't they will check it for you."
"Recommend applying for the WestJet Elite Master Card in order to earn WestJet dollars"
"Don’t fly economy"
"If you want leg room book a seat at the emerg. Exits."
Baggage fees
Canada to United States
Carry-on bag: Included
1st checked bag: US$22 - US$26
2nd checked bag: US$37 - US$44
3rd checked bag: US$74 - US$88
4th checked bag: US$74 - US$88
Each checked bag maximum 50lb/22kg
United States to Canada
Carry-on bag: Included
1st checked bag: US$30 - US$35
2nd checked bag: US$50 - US$59
3rd checked bag: US$100 - US$118
4th checked bag: US$100 - US$118
Each checked bag maximum 50lb/22kg
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