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WestJet reports record Dec bucket cause of 83.6 per cent

Airline increases trade by 9.8 per cent and flies a record series of guest in December 

CALGARY, Jan. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – WestJet currently announced December 2017 trade formula with a bucket cause of 83.6 per cent, an boost of 2.8 commission points year over year. Revenue newcomer miles (RPMs), or traffic, increasing 9.8 per cent year over year, and capacity, totalled in accessible chair miles (ASMs), grew 6.0 per cent over a same period. The airline flew a record 2.1 million guest in December, a year-over-year boost of 10.0 per cent or approximately 190,000 additional guests.

“We are really gratified with a poignant expansion in traffic, as we reported a record Dec bucket cause and flew a record series of guest in December,” pronounced WestJet President and CEO Gregg Saretsky. “I wish to appreciate a some-more than 13,000 WestJetters for their efforts in providing a guest with a safe, caring and accessible transport knowledge by a intensely bustling holiday season.”

December 2017 trade results


In December, WestJet and Delta Air Lines announced an agreement to form a blurb corner try that will offer business entrance to an endless transborder track network, world-class airline products, extended revisit flyer benefits, common airfield comforts and amenities, and a some-more seamless transport experience. The corner try arrangement is theme to execution of decisive arrangements, house approvals and germane regulatory approvals in Canada and the United States.

Caution per forward-looking information
Certain information set onward in this news release, including, though limitation, is “forward-looking information” within a definition of germane bonds laws. Such forward-looking information includes, though is not singular to, information respecting: a due corner try and a parties’ goal to lower their existent partnership; a approaching benefits, amenities, and product offerings approaching to be supposing to business as a outcome of a corner venture; a ensuing impact on moody schedules, and other network effects; and doing of a corner try following receipt of compulsory approvals and execution of decisive agreements.

The forward-looking information contained in this request is formed on certain element factors and assumptions, including, though reduction with honour to: a traffic of decisive agreements relating to a corner try on terms and conditions excusable to a parties; receipt, in a timely demeanour and on excusable terms, of germane regulatory approvals in honour of a transaction; house approvals being obtained; a approaching advantages of a corner venture, including vital and operational opportunities and benefits. Although WestJet believes that a expectations and assumptions on that such forward-looking statements are formed are reasonable, undue faith should not be placed on a forward�looking statements as WestJet can give no declaration that they will infer to be correct.

By a nature, forward-looking information is theme to countless risks and uncertainties, many of that are over WestJet’s control. The risks and uncertainties that might impact WestJet include, though are not singular to: intensity delays in receiving germane regulatory approvals; hurdles to a due corner venture, or a deception of conditions in honour thereof, by germane regulatory authorities that revoke a approaching advantages of a corner try or forestall a doing of such on excusable terms or during all; a ability of WestJet to successfully exercise a vital initiatives and either such vital initiatives will produce a approaching benefits; a fundamental uncertainties compared with new projects; changes in ubiquitous mercantile and rival conditions; operational risks fundamental in implementing a corner try including risks associated to track scheduling and operations, network management, and information record and stating systems; and other factors and risks described in WestJet’s open reports and filings. Readers are urged to deliberate a risks set onward in WestJet’s annual information form and management’s contention and research for a year finished December 31, 2016, that are any accessible underneath WestJet’s form on SEDAR during sedar.com, for critical additional information.

Readers are cautioned that undue faith should not be placed on forward-looking information as tangible formula might change materially from a forward-looking information provided. WestJet does not commence to update, scold or correct any forward-looking information as a outcome of any new information, destiny events or otherwise, solely as might be compulsory by germane law.

About WestJet
WestJet is unapproachable to be named Best Airline in Canada and one of a best Low Cost Airlines in North America, formed on authentic reviews from a travelling open on Trip Advisor, a world’s largest transport site. We are one of really few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook. Together with a informal airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled use to some-more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, a Caribbean and Europe and to some-more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries by a airline partnerships. WestJet Vacations offers affordable, stretchable vacations to some-more than 60 destinations and a choice of some-more than 800 hotels, resorts, condos and villas.  Members of a WestJet Rewards module acquire WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Members use WestJet dollars towards a squeeze of flights and vacations packages to any WestJet end with no trance periods, and have entrance to Member Exclusive fares charity deals to WestJet destinations via a network and those of a partner airlines.

WestJet is publicly traded on a Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) underneath a pitch WJA. For some-more information about all WestJet, greatfully revisit westjet.com.  

Recent recognition includes:
2017 Five-Star Airline in a Low-Cost Category (The Airline Passenger Experience Association)
2017/2016 Canada’s Most Trusted Airline (Gustavson School of Business during a University of Victoria)
2017 Best Airline in Canada and Travellers’ Choice Winner Mid-Sized and Low Cost Airlines – North America (TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for Airlines)
2016 Canada’s many creditable association for Corporate Social Responsibility (Reputation Institute)
2016/2015/2014/2013/2012 Ranked tip 3 for Canadian Brands (Canadian Business Magazine)
2016/2015/2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (MoneySense magazine)
2015/2011/2010/2008/2007/2006/2005 Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture (Waterstone Human Capital)
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)

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