WestJet Celebrates August Long Weekend Performance

With Canada’s 2023 summer travel season continuing to see demand in excess of pre-pandemic levels, WestJet is reporting that the August Long Weekend was no exception.

The carrier flew over a quarter of a million guests, reporting a completion factor of 98.3% and an on-time performance of 66.2% of all flights throughout the August long weekend, as it continues to demonstrate continued operational improvements to support the travel plans of its guests.

Diederik Pen, WestJet Group Chief Operating Officer, said: “As we pass the halfway mark of summer, we are seeing our commitment to operational excellence come to fruition, as we make significant strides in providing our guests with the affordable, friendly and reliable travel experience WestJet is known for.”

Pen continued: “Throughout the months of June and July, we saw WestJet’s operational dependability in action, and we are extremely proud of the effort of all WestJetters that went into ensuring a successful operation over the long weekend.”

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