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About us

In 1996, Clive Beddoe and a team of like-minded partners started WestJet with three aircraft, five destinations and 220 friendly WestJetters. 22 years later, we have three different aircraft types and fly to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, The Caribbean and Europe. Our 14,000 WestJetters are dedicated to flying more than 22 million guests a year, on over 700 flights per day, with a fleet of over 150 aircraft.

Our Mission

To enrich the lives of everyone in WestJet's world. We’re proud to have won awards that show us you think we do.

Our Vision

  • We are Team WestJet. WestJet is people powered.
  • We are caring at our core. Air travel is better with WestJet.
  • We are a global airline. Authentically Canadian. Uniquely WestJet.

Our Values

  • Act like an owner
  • Care from the heart
  • Rise to the challenge
  • Work together to win

Our business is to ensure you love where you’re going, whether it’s on the trip of a lifetime or your fourth business trip this month.

Beyond the aircraft

Before ever leaving the runway, thousands of hours of preparation, training and care go into every WestJet flight. Beyond the aircraft provides a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible measures our WestJetters take to ensure the comfort and safety of each and every guest.