WestJet to boost fleet to 85 planes by end-2009
February 8, 2007
OTTAWA, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Discount carrier WestJet Airlines Ltd said on Wednesday it will increase the size of its fleet to 85 aircraft by the end of 2009, from a current fleet of 64.
WestJet also said it had finalized a term sheet with Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise for two Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft to be delivered in 2009.
Canada's second-biggest airline said it has six aircraft scheduled for delivery during 2007, six in 2008, and nine in 2009.