November 19, 2021

Alberta Stories

WestJet: a made-in-Alberta success story

When WestJet made its first flight in 1996, the Calgary-based airline only served Western Canada. WestJet flew more than 3 million guests in the first two years of its existence, and by 2006 became an international carrier. Today, WestJet flies to more than 100 destinations and has even launched a new low-cost airline called Swoop.

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