WestJet Airlines is an affordable and low-cost airline based in Canada established in 1996 now
operating at Calgary International Airport (YYC) as its major hub. It also operates at the Toronto
Pearson International Airport (YYC) as its secondary hub. It is now a widely acknowledged
carrier for its great customer care satisfaction, and its vision is to be amongst the top five
airlines in the world by 2016.
Westjet has also been credited with a lot of recognition for its people care initiatives, Air
Transport World Magazine also named it as the “2014 Value Airline of the Year”. It has also been
selected as Canada’s Favored Airline number of times, the latest being in a survey conducted by
Lager Marketing in 2013.
Major Routes and Fleet Size
Passengers can make Westjet Airlines online booking to numerous destinations throughout
Canada, USA, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. The airline serves its travelers by connecting
them to over 80 destinations.
The airline currently boasts of a fleet size of around 120 aircrafts that consists of Boeing 737-
600, Boeing 767-300ER, Boeing 737-800, and Boeing 737-700.
Carry –on Baggage
One bag is allowed as carry-on luggage on the aircraft along with a personal item. The
dimensions of the carry-on item shouldn’t increase 45 linear inches where as the maximum size
of the personal item shouldn’t increase over 35 linear inches. Please note that both the items
must fit in the bin over your head or in front of your seat.
WestJet Airlines permits maximum of four items on the flights per passenger. The size of each
bag shouldn’t exceed over 62 inches, i.e., including its length + width +height. The weight of
each bag must not surpass over 50 lbs.
Well it is wise to contact the airlines or go through their official website prior to your schedule as
there might be some alteration in the baggage allowance considering the routes or cabins you