Tag: WestJet Cargo

Challenge Handling announces major developments for 2024

Challenge Handling has forecast handling 320,000 tonnes of cargo, marking a significant leap forward in its operations. Challenge also announced strategic collaborations with partners, including MSC Air Cargo, Georgian Airlines and Coyne Airways, in addition to its longstanding partnerships with ...

WestJet Cargo appoints Awesome Cargo LLC as its US GSA

Aerocharter GSA, through its US GSA sales entity Awesome Cargo LLC has been appointed WestJet Cargo’s GSA for commercial business out of Los Angeles (with immediate effect). Awesome Cargo LLC will market WestJet’s cargo capacities on the airline’s passenger and freighter flights operating f...

Flying safe with WestJet Cargo

WestJet Cargo has extended its product portfolio and premiered a comprehensive solution for the transport of high value cargo, be it banknotes, jewellery, precious metals and stones, or other highly valuable goods. “Our commitment to excellence extends to every area of our business, from network ...

WestJet Cargo and Awesome Cargo set to transform air cargo landscape

WestJet Cargo proudly unveils a strategic arrangement operating on behalf of Awesome Cargo, a rising star in the Mexican air freight industry. This collaboration represents a groundbreaking venture, connecting Awesome’s Cargo NLU hub with North America. Kirsten De Bruijn, SVP Cargo of WestJet, e...

WestJet Cargo and Flexport collaborate to streamline Canadian exports and spur regional growth

Today, WestJet Cargo announced a new agreement with Flexport, the global leader in supply chain technology, to offer new airfreight solutions for Canadian exports into Asia. Under the unique agreement, WestJet Cargo will deliver Canadian cargo to O’Hare International Airport (ORD), where Flexport...

WestJet Cargo announces new destinations for its Winter schedule

WestJet Cargo announces the expansion of its cargo services for the Winter schedule, introducing new destinations to its network: Puerto Plata, Bridgetown and Kingston. WestJet Cargo’s service to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic will be officially re-launched on October 29th, 2023. Cargo service...

WestJet Cargo launches lnaugural flights to Havana, Cuba

WestJet Cargo has excitedly announced its new cargo route to Havana, Cuba, commencing on September 23, 2023. This expansion marks WestJet Cargo's first venture into the Cuban capital. Operating one weekly flight on the YYZ – HAV route, WestJet Cargo offers 20-tonne cargo capacity per flight ...

Wiremind and WestJet Cargo explore capacity forecasting

WestJet Cargo and Wiremind have embarked on a new initiative centred on improving capacity forecasting. An exploration Proof of Concept is underway. With WestJet Cargo’s recent renewal of its SKYPALLET contract with Wiremind, the decision to take the digital collaboration further and explore ca...

WestJet Cargo launches Bike’Air, the safest and smoothest motorcycle air transportation option

Bike’Air offers specialized transportation options and tailored logistics solutions for motorcycles. The service which started operating two months ago, is available both on domestic and international flights connecting Canada to the USA and Europe. Destinations include Miami, Los Angeles, B...

Jettainer and WestJet Cargo continuing successful partnership

WestJet Cargo and Jettainer have agreed on a long-term extension to a partnership dating back to 2015. Canada’s second largest airline and the international leader in outsourced ULD management announced the contract extension at the air cargo Europe in Munich. Over the coming years, Jettaine...

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group launch three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

WestJet Cargo together with the GTA Group inaugurated the launch of three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters in Toronto on Thursday April 20 and in Halifax on Friday April 21. More celebrations are planned today in Vancouver. The event marks the start of a dedicated cargo service designed to fulf...

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group celebrate inauguration of dedicated freighter in Toronto

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group today celebrated the inauguration of the first of three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters in Toronto alongside integral business partners and key stakeholders. The event was commemorated by a ribbon cutting at WestJet's Toronto hangar, signifying the launch o...

WestJet Cargo receives approval on behalf of Transport Canada

WestJet Cargo today announced that it has received Transport Canada’s approval and official certification of its four 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Following certification, WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group will expeditiously implement three freighters into service, as dedicated airc...

Westjet Cargo Is Ready for Take-Off In 2023

For WestJet Cargo, 2022 is set to be a year to remember. The essential changes of the last few months have been key in building the foundations for its future success. To start with, working with GTA contributed to massively increase its services and shipping capacities in Canada. Moreover,...

Westjet Cargo Confirms the Launch of Four Boeing 737-800 Freighters on March 26

Today, WestJet Cargo has confirmed the launch of 4 dedicated Boeing 737-800 freighters on March 26, 2023 to massively increase its operations, thereby meeting the growing demand of the Canadian market. Kirsten De Bruijn, WestJet Executive Vice President of Cargo is confident about the future: “...

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