Founded in 1996, WestJet Airline is a low-cost carrier. It is the second largest Canadian air carrier that has its main hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport and at Calgary International Airport. Being headquartered at Calgary, Alberta, Canada, this airline offers scheduled and charter service to 87 destinations across Mexico, Canada, United States, Central America and Caribbean. WestJet Airlines is also the winner of the Airline Staff Service Excellence Award North America 2010 at the World Airline Awards. The major destinations it flies to comprises of Calgary, Vancouver, Montego Bay, Port of Spain, Fort Lauderdale, New York City, San Diego, Bridgetown, Atlanta, George Town, Puerto Vallarta, San Francisco, Chicago, Myrtle Beach and many more. With its fleet size of 107 aircrafts, it offer hassle-free flights to its desired destinations. Aircrafts in its fleet comprises of Boeing 737-600, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737 MAX 7, Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 NextGen.
Classes of Service
Enjoy the pleasure of flying with Westjet Airlines in all of its three classes
Econo - complimentary meals, snacks, comfortable seats, charging ports, one complimentary checked bag.
Flex - meals on board, specious seats with good legroom, advance seat selection
Plus - customized menu, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, two complimentary checked bags, laptop power ports, audio and video option.
With so much of amenities and facilities offered on WestJet Airline, your journey is surely going to be the memorable one.
•Live satellite television provided by Bell TV. On domestic flights you can watch one of the Hollywood's pay-per-view blockbuster.
•Delectable meals on board
•Tablet rental program is offered on flight.
•Read the in-flight magazine known as up!.
There are various modes of check-in facility. WestJet Airlines offers Online check-in, Mobile check-in and Airport check-in facility
Online Check-in: Forget about the hassles of standing in line for check-in! Use the online check-in facility and save time. With this facility you can check-in 60 minutes to 24 hours before the departure of flight. For your convenience you can print the boarding pass or can E-mail to your mobile device. For those who are flying within Canada they should bring their boarding pass and passport within 60 mins prior to the flight. If you are flying to scheduled U.S./International destinations, then you have to bring the boarding pass and passport before 90 mins of the flight.
Mobile check-in: Now you can check-in from anywhere by using the mobile check-in facility. This facility is available as early as 24 hours prior to your flight's scheduled departure. The cut-off time prior to scheduled departure is 30 minutes for the domestic flights and 60 minutes for the US and international flights.
Airport Kiosks: Use the interactive airport kiosk touch screen to avail the check-in facility. Carry all the requisite travel documents for the smooth and hassle-free check-in facility.
Customer Rewards Programs and Perks
Sign up for WestJet Airlines frequent flyer program, WestJet Rewards. Under this frequent flyer program you will get the WestJet dollars for every WestJet Flight and WestJet vacation. These reward points can be exchanged for cash discounts, free tickets and many more.
•If you are spending between $1 and $1499 annually on the Westjet flights, then you will earn 1% back in WestJet dollars or 0.5% back on WestJet vacation packages.
•After spending on the WestJet flights in your qualifying year, you will earn a bonus of $35 WestJet dollars. After this you will start earning 2.5% back in the WestJet dollars for every following dollar you spend on the WestJet flights in that year. Also on WestJet vacation packages you are set to earns 1 % back.
•For spending $4500 annually, the passenger will earn the companion flight anywhere in Canada. Under this scheme, for the round trip you only have to pay the taxes, charges and fees for the second person on the same itinerary. You will also get two lounge passes and four advance seat selection vouchers.
•After spending $6000 annually, you get entitled to get another companion ticket. This ticket can be of anywhere WestJet flies that comprises of US, Mexico, Canada, Caribbean and Central America. With this it means you have to purchase the one round-trip flight and only have to shell out the fees, taxes and charges for the second persons on the same itinerary. Use the four advance seat selection vouchers to select the seat you want. Two airport lounge passes is also offered.
Just follow the baggage policy by the WestJet Airlines for avoiding the excess baggage charges. Take a look at the baggage policy mentioned below:
Carry On: Under the carry-on baggage policy each passenger is only allowed to travel with one carry-on item and a personal item. Luggage that qualifies as carry-on item comprises of suitcase, bag or backpack. When it comes to personal item you can carry any one of the items that include laptop bag, small purse, mobility or child restraint device. The maximum dimensions of the baggage include 21in x 9in x 15in/ 53cm x 23cm x 38cm (length x width x height) and the maximum weight should be 22 lb (10 kg).
Checked: Under the checked baggage policy each passenger is only allowed 1 checked bag free of charge. The checked-baggage should adhere to the maximum dimension of 62 linear inches/157 cm (length + width + height); 16in x 6in x 13in/ 41cm x 15cm x 33cm (length x width x height). The maximum weight of the bag should not be more than 50 lb (23 kgs).
Excess Baggage: If you are flying with the bag that weighs 50-100 lb (23-45 kg), it will be charged as overweight fees. Bags that weigh over 100 pounds will not be accepted as the checked baggage, these bags can be shipped as cargo. The bags that are within the size of 62-80 in (158-200 cm) will be charged the overweight fees. Bags that exceed 80 linear inches won't be accepted.
Itinerary Modifications and Cancellations
For any modifications like change in name or change in the travel itinerary, get in touch with the airline executive. Call the airline number, 1888 937 8538 to place your request. Those who want to cancel the reservation within 24-hour booking that does not include same day travel, for them WestJet Airlines will refund their original form of payment
•Infants that are two years old (24 months) doesn't require to have their own seat. WestJet Airline should be informed beforehand that you will be travelling with an infant on the lap.
•Only one lap child is allowed per adult. If an adult is travelling with more than one infant under two years of age, then a seat for an additional infant have to be purchased.
•Pets can travel in the passenger cabin in its kennel. The combined weight of animal and kennel should not be more than 22 (lb)/ 10 kg. Only domesticated cats, dogs, birds are only allowed on the flight.