WestJet sets new single-day traffic record
Aug. 2, 2013, Calgary - WestJet today announced it flew 60,441 guests on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, setting a new single-day record for guests travelling with the airline. The previous single-day record was 57,474, set December 21, 2012.
"As we approach the August long weekend, we thank our guests for choosing to fly with us in record numbers," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Guest Experience. "As we continue to develop our expanding network, introduce new products and appeal to new travel segments, we are seeing significant growth in the number of new WestJet guests we are welcoming on board – including business travellers and foreign guests flying with us as a result of our nearly three dozen airline partnerships around the world. We are proud to introduce more guests to the caring service for which our WestJetters are known."
WestJet expects near-record numbers each day through the upcoming long weekend.