Tag: Ed Sims

Harry Taylor becomes interim President and CEO of WestJet Group

The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor has officially assumed the role of interim President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The WestJet group announced Taylor as the interim President and CEO on September 15, 2021, following news of Ed Sims retirement announced on June 9,...

WestJet welcomes Angela Avery as Executive Vice President

WestJet today announced that Angela Avery will be joining the airline as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary starting February 17, 2020. Reporting to Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO, Angela will be responsible for all aspects of WestJet's legal and compliance fun...

Canadian Competition Bureau approves WestJet’s sale to Onex

Canadian Competition Bureau approves WestJet’s sale to Onex

WestJet Airlines has announced that the Canadian Competition Bureau has granted unconditional approval for WestJet's proposed sale to the Onex Corporation (Onex) by issuing a no-action letter. WestJet and Onex entered into a definitive agreement on 12 May, 2019, for the proposed acquisition of W...

WestJet’s net earnings down 67.2% in 2018, as higher fuel prices bite

WestJet’s net earnings down 67.2% in 2018, as higher fuel prices bite

Canadian airline WestJet has reported full year net earnings of C$91.5 million for the 2018 financial year - a 67.2 per cent fall on the net earnings of C$279.1 million in the previous year - as higher fuel prices impacted finances. Total revenue in 2018 was up five per cent to C$4.7 billion on 2...

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