|Founded||February 29, 1996|
|Frequent-flyer program||WestJet Rewards|
|Fleet size||120 (incl. Encore)|
|Destinations||90 (incl. Encore)|
|Company slogan||Owners Care|
|Headquarters||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
WestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canadian low-cost carrier. It was founded on February 29, 1996. It is Canada's second largest air carrier, behind Air Canada. It operates an average of 425 flights and carries over 45,000 passengers per day. It was the eighth-largest airline in North America by passengers carried and carried 18.5 million passengers in 2013.
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The head office building for WestJet at the Calgary International Airport
A WestJet Boeing 737-200 at Calgary International Airport
A WestJet Boeing 737-800 with a special livery promoting its customer-service promise, or "Care-antee"
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- "Airlines". Kamloops Airport. http://www.kamloopsairport.com/airlines.htm. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
- "WestJet, Air France, KLM work toward code-share". USA Today. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/travel/flights/2009-02-05-westjet-codeshare_N.htm?csp=34. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
- "WestJet passengers get bumpy start to long weekend". Peninsula News Review. https://web.archive.org/web/20120531065316/http://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/news/122369349.html. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
- "WestJet reports record full-year earnings per share of $1.78, up 68 per cent". WestJet. http://westjet2.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=743. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
- "WestJet’s new regional carrier Encore aims for mid-June takeoff". Financial Post. http://business.financialpost.com/2012/11/07/westjets-new-regional-carrier-encore-aims-for-mid-june-takeoff/. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
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