WJA.TO - WestJet Airlines Ltd.

Toronto - Toronto Delayed Price. Currency in CAD

WestJet Airlines Ltd.

22 Aerial Place NE
Calgary, AB T2E 3J1

Full Time Employees11,960

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Edward SimsPres, CEO & Non-Independent Director788.08kN/A1964
Mr. Henry P. TaylorCFO & Exec. VP of Fin.556.32kN/A1962
Mr. Craig MacCubbinChief Information Officer & Exec. VP527.05kN/A1967
Mr. Mark PorterExec. VP of People & Culture508.05kN/AN/A
Captain Jeffrey L. MartinExec. VP & COON/AN/A1960
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.


WestJet Airlines Ltd. provides scheduled airline services and travel packages. The company offers scheduled flights, as well as cargo and charter services. It also operates WestJet Vacations that provides air, hotel, car, and excursion packages; WestJet Encore, a regional airline with a fleet of turboprop aircraft in a network of destinations in Canada and the United States; and Swoop, an ultra-low-cost carrier for air transportation. As of December 31, 2018, it operated a fleet of 115 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, 11 Boeing MAX 737 aircraft, 47 Bombardier Q400 aircraft, and 4 Boeing 767-300 ERW aircraft for approximately 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Corporate Governance

WestJet Airlines Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.