6 ways to turn a cheap flight into a nightmarishly expensive one
There are plenty of ways to mess up a flight; I know a couple who got so distracted by the antics of their young children in the airport that they failed to hear the boarding announcement. Yep, the flight took off without them. They were allowed to put the value of their ticket toward a flight
2 planes collide at Toronto airport causing the tail of one plane to catch fire
An empty aircraft clipped a WestJet plane as it sat on the tarmac after arriving from Cancun.
What to see and what to skip in the Azores
Looking for a unique island experience? Consider the Azores, an archipelago of nine volcanic islands in the North Atlantic, a little less than a thousand miles off Portugal’s coast. They’re not a tropical destination but are wonderfully remote, with vistas that are sweeping, dramatic and unspoiled.
Flight attendant helps mother soothe baby mid-flight after 'all hell broke loose'
One Canadian mom said she was "amazed" when a flight attendant stepped in to soothe her crying baby mid-flight. Whitney Poyntz, who was flying back home to Calgary, Alberta, from Palm Springs, Florida, on April 19, thanked WestJet flight attendant Ashley Drysdale in a now viral Facebook post.
What to see and what to skip in Ireland
For many of us, Ireland 's appeal is personal: More than 40 million Americans claim some degree of Irish heritage. Family roots aside, though, the appeal of the Emerald Isle is universal, thanks to its legendary hospitality, movie-worthy landscapes and cultural richness. The dollar's superior
Which Airline's Been Named World's Safest?
If your 2016 resolutions include more travel, it may be wise to know which airlines top the list. AirlineRatings.com, an independent plane safety and product ranking website, has just released its annual list of the world's safest airlines. Coming out on top for the third year in a row is
Canadian Airline WestJet Debuts Its 'Frozen' Themed Aircraft
Canadian airline WestJet just unveiled its "Frozen" themed plane. "This aircraft takes the relationship between WestJet and Disney to a completely new level of cool," WestJet Executive Vice-President Bob Cummings said in a press release. "It's a truly unique and unforgettable design that Disney
Flight Attendant With Flair
A WestJet flight attendant does his safety procedure demonstration with attitude and flair, much to the delight of the flight's passengers.
Airline Passenger Leaves Nasty Note for Pilot
Sexist. Passive-aggressive. Rude. There are just a few ways a note left by a passenger for a commercial airline pilot could be described. "To Capt. / WestJet," the note, written on the back of a napkin reads, "The cockpit of airlier [sic] is no place for a woman. A woman being a mother is the most
Instant Index: Does Taking Photos Ruin Your Memory?
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...