WestJet celebrated the 100 in the fleet
On December 7, Boeing and WestJet celebrated the aircraft number 100 in the Canadian carrier fleet. The low-cost airline started operations in 1996 with 3 737-200 aircraft. It currently owns a fleet of 100 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft and operates 425 weekly flights to 81 from destinations in the United States, Canada, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
The new Boeing 737-800 WestJet aircraft was delivered to the leasing operator Aviation Capital Group (ACG) and will be leased and operated by WestJet from its Calgary base. The 737-800 is efficient in operation. It offers good autonomy, can carry up to 189 of passengers in one class, low fuel consumption. It can be characterized as a simple, easy to maintain, efficient aircraft in operation.