Shipping information

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We understand that you have a range of shipping needs, and probably a few questions. From size and weight to labelling and packing, find out what we ship and how we ship it.

WestJet Cargo network

WestJet Cargo offers service to many destinations across our domestic, trans-border, and international destinations. Click here for the most up-to-date cargo network map.

Packages must arrive at one of our cargo facilities a minimum of two hours before flight departure for domestic shipments.
Packages must arrive at one of our cargo facilities a minimum of three hours before flight departure for trans-border and international shipments.

Products shipped

WestJet Cargo offers shipping for four main cargo types:

  • General cargo (GEN)
  • Perishables (PER)
  • Live animals (AVI)
  • Human remains, cremated and non-cremated (HUM)*

*Due to specific shipping requirements, transportation of human remains must be booked through a funeral home.