Articles Tagged ‘Westjet’

Join 250 airlines and airports registered for FTE APEX Virtual Expo – a message from United CEO Scott Kirby

Join 250 airlines and airports registered for FTE APEX Virtual Expo – a message from United CEO Scott Kirby

anna.aero invites you to FTE APEX Virtual Expo taking place on 25-26 May 2021. There is a wealth of networking and compelling content available. We are particularly excited about the New Airline Summit where Aaron Heslehurst of BBC World News will interview the CEOs of PLAY, pop, EGO Airways and AVA Airways live.

CEOs of start-up airlines Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop join speaker line-up at FTE APEX Virtual Expo

CEOs of start-up airlines Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop join speaker line-up at FTE APEX Virtual Expo

anna.aero’s sister business unit, Future Travel Experience-APEX, has attracted a stellar line-up of speakers, exhibitors, and attendees for the second FTE APEX Virtual Expo (25-26 May 2021). Hear from the CEOs of four start-up airlines – Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop – in the event’s New Airlines C-Suite Summit.

Swoop has 15 routes this winter; Edmonton to Abbotsford top

Swoop has 15 routes this winter; Edmonton to Abbotsford top

Swoop has 15 routes this winter, with seven domestic and eight international. Edmonton is top, followed by Toronto, a new airport for the carrier.


Boeing 737 NGs had 1.55 billion seats in 2019 – we explore routes

Boeing 737 NGs had 1.55 billion seats in 2019 – we explore routes

With the Boeing 737 MAX re-entry coming, we look at the crucial NGs. In this first part, it’s the -600 & -700; the -600 has just 0.30% of NG seats globally.

Vancouver - Miami “Unserved Route of the Week”: 567,000 searches powered by Kiwi.com

Vancouver – Miami “Unserved Route of the Week”: 567,000 searches powered by Kiwi.com

56,000 pax, $305 base fare one-way, and 750,000+ connecting traffic to Latin America of which American has only 8%. Calling AA to begin Vancouver – Miami.

Austrian Airlines to retire Dash-8-400s as 9 airlines stop using it this year

Austrian Airlines to retire Dash-8-400s as 9 airlines stop using it this year

As Austrian Airlines to end Dash-8-400 operations, we look at its remaining operators and routes, including one airline that reintroduced it this year.


Please be seated: can BA's new A350 make a dent in Air Canada's formidable London - Toronto market position?

Please be seated: can BA’s new A350 make a dent in Air Canada’s formidable London – Toronto market position?

As British Airways launches A350-1000 services to Toronto this week, we take a look at whether this can help the carrier compete with Air Canada’s formidable segmentation of the route – from almost LCC density 777-300ERs to smaller 787-8s – and hold off upstart WestJet.

Altitude East convenes in St John's for Canada's leading route development conference

Altitude East convenes in St John’s for Canada’s leading route development conference

Between June 24 and 26, the Altitude East air service development conference convened in St John’s, NL. James Davis, Assistant Editor, anna.aero, was there at North America’s most north-easterly point, 100 years since Alcock & Brown’s first transatlantic flight between St John’s and Galway.

WestJet launches services between Edmonton and St John's

WestJet launches services between Edmonton and St John’s

WestJet inaugurates thrice weekly flights from St John’s to Edmonton amidst the Altitudes East routes conference. anna.aero was there at the launch to cover proceedings.


ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 

Nashville Airport records eighth year of consecutive growth in 2018, reaching just under 16 million last year; Southwest continues to dominate market share

Nashville Airport records eighth year of consecutive growth in 2018, reaching just under 16 million last year; Southwest continues to dominate market share

Nashville Airport reached a milestone in 2018 with nearly 16 million passengers, a rise of 80% over 10 years. As ACI North America’s JumpStart Air Service Development Conference takes place in Nashville 3-5 June – where anna.aero is Official Media Sponsor – we thought it is an ideal time to take a closer look at Music […]

WestJet adventures into Atlanta

WestJet adventures into Atlanta

WestJet inaugurates a six times weekly operation between Calgary and Atlanta.