Airline is recognized for the fifth consecutive year by Forbes
CALGARY, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it has been named by Forbes as one Canada's Best Employers. This is WestJet's fifth time in as many years.
"WestJet is a place where people build careers, life-long friendships and amazing experiences," said Mark Porter, WestJet Executive Vice-President, People and Culture. "Ranking among Canada's best employers is a testament of our continued commitment to making WestJet a great place to work. I thank all 14,000 WestJetters for their many contributions to our great culture and growing network."
Canada's Best Employers are chosen based on an independent survey conducted by Statista of more than 8,000 Canadians working for companies with more than 500 employees. Employees were asked how likely they'd recommend their employer to others and to recommend other employers, both factored into the rankings.
For more details and to learn about opportunities to join WestJet, visit: westjet.com/greatjobs
For the complete list of Forbes' Canada's Best Employers 2020, visit: https://www.forbes.com/canada-best-employers/
Together with WestJet's regional airlines, WestJet Encore and WestJet Link, we offer scheduled service to more than 110 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 250 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships. WestJet Vacations offers affordable, flexible vacations to more than 60 destinations and the choice of more than 800 hotels, resorts, condos and villas. Members of the WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of flights and vacations packages to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods, and have access to Member Exclusive fares offering deals to WestJet destinations throughout our network and those of our partner airlines.
WestJet is proud to be recognized for three consecutive years as Best Airline in Canada (2017-19) and awarded among travellers' favourite Mid-Sized Airlines in North America (2019). From 2017-2018, WestJet was also awarded among travellers' favourite Mid-Sized and Low-Cost Airlines in North America. The airline was also recognized among the Economy Class winners in North America, 2018. All awards are based on authentic reviews from the travelling public on TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. We are one of very few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook.
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Recent recognition includes:
2019 Swoop - Start-up Airline of the Year (CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence)
2019/2018/2017 Best Airline in Canada (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2019 Winner Among Mid-Sized Airlines in North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2019 Number-One Ranked Canadian Airline Loyalty Program in Member Engagement (Bond Brand Loyalty)
2019/2018 Number-One-Ranked Airline Credit Card in Canada (Rewards Canada)
2018/2017 Winner Among Mid-Sized and Low Cost Airlines – North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2018 Winner – Economy, North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2018 North America's Best Low-Cost Airline (Skytrax)
2018/2017/2016 Canada's Most Trusted Airline (Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria)
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