The WestJet Group of Companies set a company record for guests flown in a single day yesterday (Aug. 7), flying an estimated 80,219 guests across its expanding network.
This surpasses the previous record of 79,961 set on Dec. 22, 2017.
“The WestJet Group continues to grow our guest numbers as our strategic plan is executed,” said Ed Sims, WestJet president and CEO. “We continue to expand our connectivity while providing more choice for Canadian travellers.”
In other news, WestJet has launched new twice-weekly, non-stop service between Calgary and Terrace, BC, effective Sept. 4.
Operated by WestJet Encore using Bombardier Q400 aircraft, the additional service will benefit the entire northwest region of the province.