WestJet reports November load factor of 82.4%

WestJet (TSX: WJA) has announced November 2017 traffic results with a load factor of 82.4 per cent, an increase of 2.4 percentage points year over year, the company said.

Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 12.1 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 8.9 per cent over the same period. The airline flew a record 1.9 million guests in November, a year-over-year increase of 13.2 per cent or approximately 226,000 additional guests.

In November, WestJet, Air France and KLM announced the redemption phase of their reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. Flying Blue Miles can now be redeemed for WestJet flights and WestJet dollars can now be redeemed for flights within the Air France and KLM global network. The announcement comes on the heels of the airlines´ successful launch of the earn phase of the reciprocal frequent flyer agreement and further complements their long-standing code share cooperation.

WestJet offers scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through airline partnerships. WestJet Vacations offers affordable, flexible vacations to more than 60 destinations and the choice of more than 800 hotels, resorts, condos and villas. For more information about everything WestJet, visit westjet.com.