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Last C$26.55 CAD
Change Today +0.14 / 0.53%
Volume 54.7K
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WestJet Airlines Ltd. provides scheduled airline transportation services in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. The company offers scheduled flights, travel packages, and charter and cargo services. It operates a fleet of 105 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 8 Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

8,883 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/5/15
Founded in 1994

westjet airlines ltd (WJA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: C$567.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$360.7K
Executive Vice-President and President of Wes...
Total Annual Compensation: C$360.7K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice-...
Total Annual Compensation: C$210.5K
Executive Vice President of People & Culture
Total Annual Compensation: C$360.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

westjet airlines ltd (WJA) Key Developments

WestJet Reports Traffic Results for the Month and Year-to-Date Ended April 2015

WestJet reported traffic results for the month and year-to-date ended April 2015. The company reported April 2015 traffic results with a load factor of 80.2%. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic were 1.829 billion against 1.774 billion, increased 3.1% year-over-year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs) were 2.280 billion against 2.155 billion, grew 5.8% over the same period. The airline flew 1.7 million guests in April, a year-over-year increase of 1.6% or approximately 27,000 additional guests, and achieved an on-time performance rate of 91.2%, a year-over-year improvement of 8.5 percentage points. For the year-to-date, the company reported load factor of 81.3% against 82.9% for the same period a year ago. ASMs was 9.099 billion against 8.670 billion for the same period a year ago. RPMs was 7.395 billion against 7.191 billion for the same period a year ago.

WestJet Airlines Ltd. Reports Earnings and Traffic Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter and Year 2015

WestJet Airlines Ltd. reported earnings and traffic results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. The company announced its first quarter results for 2015, with record net earnings of CAD 140.7 million, or CAD 1.09 per diluted share. This compares with the net earnings of CAD 89.3 million, or CAD 0.69 per diluted share reported in the first quarter of 2014, up 57.6% and 58.0%, respectively. The company reported earnings from operations of CAD 197.1 million and earnings before income tax of CAD 192.4 million against earnings from operations of CAD 131.6 million and earnings before income tax of CAD 122.8 million reported for the same period a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was CAD 256.6 million against CAD 62.3 million a year ago. Aircraft additions were CAD 203.0 million against CAD 136.9 million a year ago. Other property and equipment and intangible additions were CAD 16.9 million against CAD 9.7 million a year ago. For the first quarter, the company reported available seat miles (ASMs) of 6.819 million, revenue passenger miles (RPMs) of 5.566 million and load factor of 81.6% against available seat miles of 6.515 million, revenue passenger miles of 5.416 million and load factor of 83.1% reported for the same period a year ago. Segment guests were 4,914,579 against 4,806,685 reported a year ago. Yield for the quarter was 19.47 cents against 19.24 cents a year ago. The company continues to forecast approximately CAD 920 million to CAD 940 million for the full year 2015, net of the proceeds from the sale of the last 5 aircraft pursuant to the Southwest transaction. For the second quarter of 2015, the company forecasts net capital expenditures to be between CAD 210 million and CAD 220 million. The second quarter and full year 2015 expected CASM, excluding fuel and employee profit sharing capital expenditures, are based on an average forecasted foreign exchange rate of approximately CAD 1.26 to USD 1.

WestJet Declares Cash Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2015 Payable on June 30, 2015

WestJet's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.14 per common voting share and variable voting share for the second quarter of 2015, to be paid on June 30, 2015, to shareholders of record on June 17, 2015.


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