Tag: WestJet

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 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’s first Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter lands in Calgary

WestJet Cargo, welcomed the arrival of its first of four Boeing Converted Freighter (B737-800BCF) aircraft on lease from BBAM Limited Partnership (BBAM). WestJet Cargo is the first operator in Canada to operate the B737-800BCF which will be used for express cargo and e-commerce freight. "The d...

WestJet announces Kirsten de Bruijn as Executive Vice-President, Cargo

WestJet today announced the appointment of Kirsten de Bruijn, as Executive Vice-President, Cargo. De Bruijn will join WestJet's executive leadership team later this month, following a successful immigration process. De Bruijn brings with her a large portfolio of air cargo experience and more t...

Cargo tugs at Stuttgart Airport are now electric

Stuttgart Airport’s electric fleet is growing: Four cargo tugs equipped with lithium-ion batteries have recently started transporting cargo to and from the planes. More than 36,000 tons of airmail and air freight are handled in Stuttgart per year. The new electric vehicles from Goldhofer repl...

Jettainer and Canadian airline WestJet extend ULD cooperation

Canada’s second largest airline WestJet and Jettainer are continuing their long-term unit load device (ULD) management partnership. The outsourced ULD management company, a subsidiary of Lufthansa will continue to manage and maintain WestJets’s ULD fleet over the next five years. The contrac...

Delta and Westjet to cooperate on belly cargo as part of new JV

Delta Air Lines and WestJet have signed an agreement to create a transborder joint venture (JV) arrangement across their route networks within the US and Canada which will include cooperating on belly cargo. The agreement deepens the existing codeshare partnership between the carriers and follows...

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