CALGARY, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it has once again been
named Canada's most-preferred airline in a national study of Canadian flyers
conducted in April of this year by Leger Marketing. The study also rated
WestJet as the most trusted airline and the airline that offers the best
In a separate study also conducted by Leger Marketing, WestJet is also ranked
as the most reputable transportation company in Canada. Leger's Canadian
Corporate Reputation Study ranked the airline tops among six airlines, rail
and bus companies.
Last week, WestJet was named Canada's most attractive employer for the second
year in a row. The award is given by Randstad Canada, a staffing, recruitment
and HR company. Also last week, WestJet ranked second in overall reputation in
the Reputation Institute/Canadian Business 2013 Most Reputable Companies in
Canada survey, second only to Tim Horton's and ahead of companies like Kraft
Food, IBM and even Apple. WestJet was also the highest-ranked Canadian company
in the survey for corporate governance and workplace.
"To be nationally recognized not once but four times in about a week is truly
humbling," said Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO. "These accolades
are a testament to our caring culture, which is driven by our more than 9,000
engaged and spirited WestJetters. As we grow and evolve our network and
products to meet the changing needs of our guests, we remain focused on caring
service and delivering a great guest experience. These are the things that
make us different, and the proud Canadian company we are today."
WestJet is Canada's most-preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 85
destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by
an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada.
Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,000
WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing
Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to
be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
Connect with WestJet on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westjet
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Media contact: Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS
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