WestJet CA offers scheduled and chartered flights to over 70 destinations in Canada, USA, Caribbean and the Mexico. WestJet started in 1996 and is the second largest airline in Canada, after Air Canada. WestJet operates more than 380 aircrafts and carries more than 40,000 passengers a day.
The only aircraft type used by WestJet is the Boeing 737 Next Generation. The airline’s main headquarters are based out of the Calgary International Airport, Alberta, and Toronto Pearson International Airport in Ontario. WestJet is a public company with more than 7,700 employees and is rare in the airline industry because it is non-unionized. WestJet has built in seat back TV’s to keep your short and long-distance flights entertaining and fun!
WestJet Airport Counter Check-in: Check-in for your WestJet flight in the most conventional way by dropping by the WestJet ticketing counter at the airport.
WestJet Online Check-in: WestJet online check-in allows you to save time by checking-in for your WestJet flight up to 24 hours before your departure time on the internet. To check-in online for your WestJet flight, visit the WestJet online check-in page. After you check-in for your WestJet flight, you can print out your boarding pass to skip the lines and go directly to the security gates at the airport (if you aren’t checking-in any of your baggage). If you need to check your baggage be sure to stop by the WestJet ticketing counter to drop them off.
WestJet Electronic Kiosk Check-in: If you want to skip the lines at the counter on a busy travel day, WestJet offers an electronic kiosk check-in services for passengers. Normally, these kiosks contain the WestJet signage on them and are close to the WestJet ticketing counter. This service is available at over 20 major airports including Las Vegas, Orlando, Edmonton and Toronto.
WestJet Curbside Check-in: Curbside check-in is available for passengers flying from Tampa, Palm Spring, Las Vegas and Fort Myers who want to avoid the lines at the WestJet counter.
WestJet Mobile Check-in: WestJet now offers an easy to use mobile check in program for your flights. For details on the WestJet mobile check-in service please see WestJet’s mobile check-in page.
WestJet Checked Luggage Restrictions
You are allowed 2 pieces of checked baggage, weighing up to 23 kg per piece and with dimensions (Length + Width + Height) up to 157 cm. For a full breakdown and more information on checked baggage allowance, and any potential fees that come with baggage, visit the WestJet Baggage Allowance Page.
WestJet Carry-On Baggage Restrictions
You are allowed to carry 2 pieces of luggage for free with you on your WestJet flights. The maximum weight for carry-on baggage can go up to 10 kg per item, with dimensions (Length + Width + Height) up to 118 cm for the first item and 92 cm for the second piece of baggage.
You can also take items such as laptops, cameras, purses, mp3 players, food, pillows, etc. For your personal use into the cabin. For a complete list of the allowed carry-on items and personal items on WestJet flights please visit the WestJet baggage Restrictions Page.
Special Baggage Requirements For WestJet
WestJet allows it’s passengers to take some speciality travelling items with them to their destinations including surfboards, skis and fishing rods. For more information on travelling WestJet with these special items, visit the WestJet Baggage Allowance Page.
WestJet offers one option for seating on their flights.
Seating on WestJet has a distance of around 34 inches between all seats. Most of the WestJet aircraft’s have individual seat-back monitors for your entertainment.
Don’t leave Roofus at home!
Flying with your pets on WestJet can be a fun and safe experience if you follow the airline rules and regulations. Live pets can only be brought to destinations and countries where the regulations of the country allows, and subject to the conditions specified by that specific country. Pets can often travel on WestJet flights with you in the plane cabin, as checked baggage in the hold, or they can travel as cargo in the hold.
Pay per view movies and television programs are available on seat back screens on many flights. Snacks and drinks are available to purchase on flights, and the choice of items available depends on the length of the flight.
The WestJet Aircraft’s are made up entirely of the Boeing 737 style aircraft.