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  1. TSX sees rare flurry of circuit breakers as volatility takes holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Globe and Mail

    ... in the entire market when there is extremely volatile trading. Just after trading started Monday morning, Westjet Airlines Ltd. saw its trading stopped, as did Linamar Corp. and Calfrac Well Services Ltd. Later in the morning, Tamarack Valley Energy ...

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  2. WestJet Airlines: Growth OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Seeking Alpha

    WestJet Airlines [TSE:WJA] is a relatively young Canadian airliner, founded in 1996. It has disrupted Canadian air travel by breaking the monopoly of Air Canada [TSE:AC] with a focus on more affordable flying opportunities for Canadians.

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  3. A popular brand like Tims undermines trust at its perilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Globe and Mail

    ... it is easier to respond to unforeseen events. An example would be the spate of bomb threats against WestJet Airlines Ltd. in June. Because of the high degree of trust the airline has with customers, it was able to weather the storm and even benefit ...

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  4. Following WestJet's lead, Quaker tests waters of emotional advertisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Globe and Mail

    ... M has built a particular expertise in this type of work. It's the shop behind those Christmas videos for WestJet Airlines Ltd. Studio M also helped Telus Corp. thank a customer with an unexpected plane ride and a field full of flowers spelling out ...

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  5. Air Canada Falls Most in Six Months Amid Declining YieldsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Washington Post

    ... more seats on long-haul jets and expand the low-cost Rouge unit in an effort to reduce costs. Smaller rival WestJet Airlines Ltd. two weeks ago also predicted revenue for each seat flown a mile will continue to decline this quarter. "Clearly, the ...

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  6. UPDATE 4-Air Canada shares drop as fare revenues stoke concernRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Reuters

    ... which may continue to lift profits in the months ahead. But the airline faces rising competition from rival WestJet Airlines Ltd. Once a low-cost carrier focused on domestic markets, WestJet is expanding internationally and wooing business ...

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  7. WestJet Airlines Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Shares of WestJet Airlines have been assigned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports . One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company.

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  8. UPDATE 3-Air Canada earnings rise; smaller decrease in costs seenRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Reuters

    ... to lift earnings in the months ahead. But the airline is facing rising competition from smaller rival WestJet Airlines Ltd. Once a low-cost carrier focused on the domestic market, Calgary-based WestJet is expanding internationally and is trying to ...

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  9. Weekly Analysts' Ratings Updates for WestJet AirlinesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. 7/29/2015 - WestJet Airlines had its price target lowered by analysts at Paradigm Capital from C$43.00 to C$36.50.

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  10. Canada exempts small airlines from pilot fatigue rules after lobbyingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Reuters

    ... pilots' unions. McKenna, whose members include most Canadian airlines, but not top carriers Air Canada or WestJet Airlines Ltd , said his group lobbied Transport Minister Lisa Raitt after the draft was published, saying new rules could raise ...

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  11. WestJet Airlines Ltd. : Travel and Tourism - Company Profile, SWOT and Financial AnalysisRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | PR-inside.com

    Fast Market Research recommends "WestJet Airlines Ltd. : Travel and Tourism - Company Profile, SWOT and Financial Analysis" from Canadean, now available "WestJet Airlines Ltd. : Travel and Tourism - Company Profile, SWOT and Financial Analysis" report, published by Canadean provides a succinct overview of the company and its operations, detailing their current and future position within the travel and tourism industry. This first class data is essential business intelligence, with SWOT, financial and key competitor analysis providing valuable up-to-date information.

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  12. Horizon North Logistics Inc. Announces Executive Management ChangesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Canada NewsWire

    ... whiteboards and communication and presentation technology. Prior thereto, Steve spent 14 years with Westjet Airlines Ltd. during its early years and through a period of sustained and significant growth, culminating in the role of Vice President, ...

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  13. At midday: TSX scratches higher after seven-day skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... they are managing their way through this, but we haven't seen robust top-line growth," he said. Shares in WestJet Airlines Ltd fell 1.2 per cent to $22.39 even though the company reported a 19-per-cent rise in profit, helped by lower fuel costs and ...

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  14. WestJet Airlines Profit Climbs 19%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    WestJet Airlines Ltd. on Tuesday reported a 19% increase in its second-quarter profit and slightly stronger revenue, helped in part by lower fuel costs.

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  15. Westjet profit soars 19% as jet fuel costs plummetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | CBC News

    WestJet Airlines Ltd reported a 19 per cent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower fuel costs and addition of new routes. Global crude prices have nearly halved from June last year, lowering costs for airlines and logistics and shipping companies, among others.

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  16. WestJet amends normal course issuer bidRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Canada NewsWire

    /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (" TSX ") has approved an amendment to its normal course issuer bid (the " NCIB "). The purpose of the amendment is to increase the maximum number of common ...

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  17. CM Labs CEO Robert Weldon Nominated as Finalist for 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the YearRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | PR.com

    ... (Canada Goose); Guy Lalibert (Cirque du Soleil); and Clive Beddoe, Mark Hill, Don Bell, and Tim Morgan (WestJet Airlines Ltd.). About CM Labs Simulations Inc. CM Labs provides the Vortex software platform for mechanical dynamics simulation and ...

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  18. CM Labs CEO Robert Weldon Nominated as Finalist for 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the YearRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | PR Log

    ... Goose); Guy LalibertA (Cirque du Soleil); and Clive Beddoe, Mark Hill, Don Bell, and Tim Morgan (WestJet Airlines Ltd.). About CM Labs Simulations Inc. CM Labs provides the Vortex software platform for mechanical dynamics simulation and ...

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  19. WestJet Airlines Ltd shares plunge as travellers stick to discount 'Econo' faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... mix of lower fares during the quarter" and higher-than-expected capacity, which rose 7.5 per cent. WestJet Airlines Ltd. took a beating from investors Wednesday after the airline cut its unit-revenue forecast for the second quarter, blaming lower ...

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  20. WestJet expects record profit despite tax hit, lower faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... aircraft is pictured on the tarmac in Ottawa on Thursday July 2, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS) WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will take a hit from the recent increase in Alberta's corporate tax rate and lower fares during the second ...

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