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WestJet in May introduced its new Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner livery, logo and cabin interior WestJet in May introduced its new Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner livery, logo and cabin interior

WestJet Reports 82.2 Percent May Load Factor

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet announced May traffic results with a load factor of 82.2 percent, an increase of 1.6 percent year-over-year.

Revenue passenger miles, or traffic, increased 7.5 percent year-over-year, while capacity, measured in available seat miles, grew by 5.4 percent over the same period.

WestJet welcomed an additional 147,000 guests in May, a year-over-year increase of 7.5 percent.

Ed Sims, CEO, WestJet, commented, "[…] We are delighted that 2.1 million guests chose to fly with us. My sincere thanks go out to each individual WestJetter for their continued dedication to delivering our award-winning brand of friendly caring service."

In May, WestJet also unveiled its new Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner livery, logo and cabin interior including the airline's first-ever business class cabin.