About WestJet Airlines
WestJet is a Canadian airline headquartered in Calgary, Canada. It was founded in 1994 and has hubs at Calgary, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver and Edmonton. The airline has focus cities at Halifax and Winnipeg. FaresOnFleek provides WestJet flight reservations online on its website. Visitors can know about the fares as well as deals on flight tickets and proceed to book WestJet air tickets on FaresOnFleek.
The airline reaches more than 100 destinations spanning 25 countries, with flights from Canada going essentially to Las Vegas and Orlando. The airline has codeshare agreements with 21 global airlines and interline agreements with 32 airlines, which allows passengers to travel seamlessly to most of the major destinations of the world.
Services and Amenities
WestJet Check-in Methods
WestJet allows check-in using multiple methods- airport counter, kiosk and online. Each of these methods has its own set of cut-off times which have to be adhered to in order to get the boarding pass for boarding the flight.
Airport check-in: Passengers can check-in by visiting the airport counter or through the kiosk machines installed at the airport. They get the boarding pass printed, which might entail payment of a small fee.
Airport check-in is available from 24 hours till 3 hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight.
Web check-in: WestJet airlines online check in is a convenient way of checking in, avoiding the hassles of long queues at airports. These methods of check in make use of either the website of the airline or its mobile application. Kindly note that this method of check in might not be available for departures from certain airports. So, please do check whether this facility is available for your airport of departure.
This check-in is open from 24 hours till 60 minutes before departure time of the flight.
WestJet Frequent Flyer Program
WestJet has a frequent flyer program by the name of WestJet Rewards. This is a dollars based program, meaning that you earn and redeem WestJet Dollars. This program has 4 Tiers of membership level- Teal, Silver, Gold and Platinum. By joining the program, passengers begin to earn WestJet Dollars by flying on the airline, buying vacation packages, on car rentals, hotel stays, meals, attractions and also when flying with partner airlines.
These Dollars can be redeemed by flying with the airline or its partner airlines and on upgrades to cabin class of travel.
WestJet Baggage Policy
1. Check-in Baggage: WestJet does not provide free check-in baggage allowance and passengers are required to pay for their baggage. However, the first check-in baggage is free for WestJet RBC® World Elite Mastercard primary holders, EconoFlex, Premium and Business fares and Silver, Gold and Platinum WestJet Rewards members.In addition, the second bag is included for Premium and Business guests, besides the Silver, Gold and Platinum members.
Fee for 1st bag varies from $30 to $47 and for 2nd bag, it varies from $50-$70. Subsequently, the baggage fee is $100-$118 for more baggage as also for overweight and oversized check-in bags.
2. Carry-on Baggage: WestJet allows carriage of one carry-on and one personal item on-board. The carry-on baggage has maximum dimensions of 53 cm x 23 cm x 38 cm.
(21 in. x 9 in. x 15 in.) whereas the personal item has a maximum dimension of 41 cm x 15 cm x 33 cm (16 in. x 6 in. x 13 in.).
FaresOnFleek provides the facility to book check-in baggage online, while doing the WestJet flight ticket booking or anytime afterwards.