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WestJet Cargo confirms the launch of four Boeing 737-800 freighters

WestJet Cargo confirms the launch of four Boeing 737-800 freighters

WestJet Cargo, the air cargo division of WestJet, has spent the last few months putting a solid structure in place in order to take its cargo activities to another level. On 7th December, WestJet Cargo confirmed the launch of 4 dedicated Boeing 737-800 freighters on March 26, 2023 to massively increase its operations, thereby meeting the growing demand of the Canadian market.

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“WestJet Cargo is about to enter a very promising and exciting period in its development. The arrival of our new fleet will enable us to meet the rising demand of the Canadian market, more than ever before,” Kirsten De Bruijn, WestJet Executive Vice President of Cargo, said.

“2023 will undoubtedly be a significant year for WestJet Cargo. Further announcements about the forthcoming launch will be issued very soon,” the company said in a press release.

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WestJet Cargo provides air cargo services across its expansive, global network. It is a division of the Canadian airline WestJet. WestJet Cargo has offices located across its major Canadian hubs in Vancouver and Toronto while its head office is located in Calgary, Alberta.

Offering a high quality of service and a dedicated team, WestJet Cargo is characterised by reliable on-time performance combined with competitive cost. Specialised in the transportation of pets, it can also handle a wide scope of freight such as e-commerce, livestock, perishables, pharma, dangerous goods as well as compassionate transport.

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Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on


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