CALGARY, AB -- Airline also ranked sixth globally in the Best Low-Cost Airlines category
WestJet today has been named North America's Best Low-Cost Airline at Skytrax's World Airline Awards for 2018.
"We're proud to be named the Best Low-Cost Airline in North America as voted on by 20 million global travellers," said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. "More than 13,000 WestJetters and their dedication and commitment to providing exceptional service are the true winners of this award. We look forward to providing our guests with more products, services and destinations, along with our caring guest experience as we transition to a global airline."
Globally, WestJet also ranked sixth in the Best Low-Cost Airlines category for 2018.
The annual World Airline Awards began in 1999 when Skytrax launched its first global, annual airline customer satisfaction survey. For 2017-18, the independent, impartial and global awards were voted on by over 20 million customers.
WestJet's growing fleet currently operates more than 700 flights daily, reaching 106 cities in 22 countries across Canada, the U.S., Caribbean, Mexico and Europe.
Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 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.