More than a paycheque

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What's included

WestJet Savings Plan

After 180 days of employment, employees are eligible to contribute up to 20% of their base salary to their WestJet Savings Plan and WestJet will match this amount dollar for dollar. Encore employees are eligible to contribute 10%.

Owner's Performance Award

Owner's performance award is paid out to WestJetters once a year based on our ability to hit (or exceed) targets for four key indicators in the business including safety, on-time performance, guest experience and cost.

Profit Share

WestJet has an employee profit sharing plan where eligible employee can receive a bonus based on our pre-tax operating income. Profit sharing is based on WestJet’s profit margin, paid out twice a year in May and November.

Flexible Benefits

After 90 days of employment, we offer a flexible health and wellness benefit plan for full-time and part -time employees which qualifies you for basic benefits coverage.

WestJet Flight Privileges

WestJet flight privileges within 10 days of employment. You can fly anywhere WestJet/WestJet Encore flies, standby, on an unlimited basis for $0 base fare plus applicable taxes.

Each employee receives a defined number of standby buddy passes per year (pro-rated) after 180 days, which can be gifted, and 8 one way 50% off confirmed flights.

After 6 months of employment you can fly with our partner airlines for a reduced base fare, standby.

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