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Articles tagged “westjet”

Airline Weekly

U.S. Tentatively Approves Delta-WestJet Joint Venture

U.S. Tentatively Approves Delta-WestJet Joint Venture

Meetings

More Companies Are Putting Their Events on Planes

The trend is starting to gain traction, albeit very slowly. Attendees seem to like it because it shakes things up and makes the travel itself less tedious.

More Companies Are Putting Their Events on Planes

Meetings

In-Flight Events Are Starting to Slowly Lift Off

So far, these flying meetings are mostly exclusive, invite-only affairs, where sought-after execs network with one another while trapped on a plane.

In-Flight Events Are Starting to Slowly Lift Off

Airlines

Boeing Max 8 Flying: What Airlines, Agencies Are Telling Customers

A range of differing responses to the Ethiopian Air disaster involving a Boeing 737 Max 8 is making it hard for travel advisors.

Boeing Max 8 Flying: What Airlines, Agencies Are Telling Customers

Airlines

New Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier Swoops Into Canada

Canada’s newest airline, Swoop, is now up and running with some of the lowest base fares in Canada. While an important milestone, the larger focus continues to be on WestJet’s challenging financial year and ability to execute several big projects at once.

New Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier Swoops Into Canada

Airlines

Air Canada Struggles With How to Fill Planes in Winter

Air Canada has built a successful business flying customers between North America and Europe during the summer. But much of that business dries up the rest of the year. Now, Air Canada wants to find a way to produce more revenue in winter. Can it succeed?

Air Canada Struggles With How to Fill Planes in Winter

Airlines

Former Investor Darling WestJet Struggles as Canadian Airline Seeks to Reinvent Itself

Investors sometimes ask why Southwest Airlines has avoided straying too far from its roots. They wonder if it should assign seats, or add a business class cabin, or sell meals on board. But Southwest almost always prefers simplicity. Given how much WestJet — once a Southwest clone — has struggled as it has evolved, we now understand why Southwest is so conservative.

Former Investor Darling WestJet Struggles as Canadian Airline Seeks to Reinvent Itself

Airlines

The 5 Airline Websites Best Designed for Up Selling Flyers

Ideaworks believes that web design which makes it easier for consumers to know about and purchase a la carte ancillary products is essential to encouraging these sales. Call it hate-selling with a human face.

The 5 Airline Websites Best Designed for Up Selling Flyers

Media and PR

Best Travel Ads this Week: Father’s Day Pride

June is an opportune time for travel brands to celebrate the role of fathers and milestones of same-sex marriages, but they need to be careful not to exploit the occasion and the movement.

Best Travel Ads this Week: Father’s Day Pride

Airlines

Canada’s WestJet to Buy Larger Planes for New Hawaii Routes

The widebody jets make sense, but Southwest has been able to make lots of cents from flying one plane exclusively across its entire fleet.