Westjet

Onex Buys WestJet In “Friendly” Purchase For $5B

Calgary – – WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced it has entered into a agreement that provides for its acquisition by Onex in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Onex Corporation and its affiliated funds will acquire all outstanding…


Westjet Turns 20

Calgary/Abbotsford (Global) – Monday marks 20 years since Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet launched its first flight. The Calgary-based airline, founded by Clive Beddoe and a team of partners, first took to the skies in 1996. “In just 20 years, WestJet…