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WestJet Cheap Flights & Seat Sales

Cheap flights and seat sales are not hard to find with WestJet airlines. Research shows that 90% of guests who fly with WestJet fly with them again. Their vision is that by 2016, WestJet will be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world, providing their guests with a friendly and caring experience that will change air travel forever.

Detailed WestJet Information:

Baggage Information:

WestJet Carry On Baggage

WestJet will allow you to take 2 carry-ons free of charge. They require the baggage to be no bigger than 55 cm x 23 cm x 40 cm to fit in the overhead or go under the seats. There is a device at each airport you can use to measure your baggage if necessary. Also make sure if you have any small liquids in your carry-on, to put them in a clear zip-lock bag.

WestJet Checked Baggage

WestJet charges between $25 per checked bag for econo fares. If it’s over-sized or overweight there will be an additional $75 charge. Anything over 23 kg (50 lbs.) is considered over weight,  158cm-200cm, over-sized. Wheel chairs, certain infant equipment, and one bag of humanitarian aid are free of charge.

WestJet Check In Information

WestJet has a lot of ways to check in for your flight.  Your options are online, via your mobile device, at the airport kiosks, or at the counter. WestJet requests that you check in at least 45 minutes prior to your departure. You’ll want to make sure you have enough time to get through security, check-in, baggage, and get to your gate.

Mobile Check-in: WestJet offers an easy to use mobile flight check-in service for your trip. For details on their mobile check-in program please visit their mobile check-in page.

Airport Check-in: Check-in for your WestJet flight in the most convenient way by stopping at their airport ticketing counter.

Online Check-in: WestJet online check-in saves you time by allowing you to check-in up to 24 hours prior to your departure time. To check-in online for your flights, visit the WestJet online check-in page. After you check-in for your flight, you can print out your boarding pass to skip the lines and go directly to the airport security gates. If you need to check-in your baggage be sure to stop by the ticketing counter to drop your luggage off.

Kiosk Check-in: Want to skip the lines on a busy day? WestJet offers an electronic kiosk check-in program for passengers. Usually, these kiosks contain the WestJet logo on them and are close to the Ticket counter. This program is available at over 20 of the major airports including Las Vegas, Orlando, Edmonton and Toronto.

WestJet Flight

WestJet Seating Options

WestJet seats have a distance of 32-34 inches between all seats. You can select your seating preferences online two or more hours before the departure of your flight. For WestJet charter flights, seat selection can only be done at the airport as travel documents need to be checked and information collected by their attendants.

WestJet CA History

WestJet CA means that WestJet is a Canadian airline (CA standing for Canada). WestJet CA is the second largest airline in Canada out of over 120 airlines.  They are well known for providing travellers with the best deals on discount airfare to destinations all over the world. Flights were first offered when the airline entered the market place in 1996 to fill Canada’s need for an airline specializing in low fares, fun travel experiences, and excellent customer service. They are happy to cater to guests with special needs.

WestJet Flights With Kids

For people that are travelling with children it’s important to have some kind of identification for them. A birth certificate or some other official document with their birth date on it, or a passport are examples. Children under the age of 2 don’t need a ticket and instead are able to sit in your lap during the flight. Should you wish for them to have their own seat you can still purchase a ticket for them and they can sit in a car seat. Children under the age of 11 will need an adult with them. They also accept pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy, but WestJet will require a physician’s note if you are over 32 weeks.

WestJet Flights With Pets

WestJet allows you to take your pet with you, as either carry-on or as checked baggage, both at an additional cost of $50. If you take them as carry-on they MUST stay in their kennel. They requests that you let them know that you’ll be bringing your pet within 48 hours from your flight. There is a limit of how many pets can go on a flight, so ensure you plan your arrangements well in advance if you wish to travel with your pet!

WestJet In Flight Service

WestJet’s flight service provides T.V.s with 24 channels and pay-per-view Hollywood blockbusters. They have headsets and blankets available for a small fee. The airline provides a menu of food and drinks you can buy, but they also have some free snacks. They also provides a magazine called up! with numerous articles to read.

WestJet Fleet

WestJet has been around since 1996 and have 131 aircraft including 110 active Boeing 737-600, 700, and 800 in their fleet that are fuel efficient.

WestJet Lounge

WestJet provides lounges at certain stops where you can go and relax. They have food, drinks, wine, beer, spirits, Wi-Fi, reading material, and a few have T.V.s. WestJet lounges do require a fee, ranging from $15 to $30.

WestJet Seat Sales

WestJet Seat Sales are always around and normally quite easy to find. Over a Hundred seat sales are available to Canada and other destinations each day and most of them are to popular cities around the globe. Whenever the airline has not filled up all of their seats on flights, seats are sold online by travel agencys at special rates called WestJet seat sales.

WestJet Awards

WestJet and their staff are friendly, helpful, and love their jobs – their positive attitude is infectious. They employ over 10000 people, and over 80% own shares in the company. WestJetters love being WestJetters and their caring commitment to their guests and each other has earned them the Most Admired Corporate Culture in Canada Award in 2005, 2006 and 2007 (Waterstone Human Capital and Canadian Business Magazine).

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