18 July, 2018

WestJet recognized as North America's Best Low-Cost Airline by Skytrax

More news from the Skytrax World Airline Awards held in London this week is that despite huge competition, WestJet was named as North America's Best Low-Cost Airline. 

"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.  WestJet operates more than 700 flights each day to 106 cities in 22 countries and is growing both in North America and into Europe. 

The World's Best Low-Cost Airlines 2018 Top Ten
1 AirAsia
2 Norwegian
3 EasyJet
4 Jetstar Airways
5 AirAsia X
6 WestJet
7 IndiGo
8 Southwest Airlines
9 Eurowings
10 Scoot

The World's Best Long Haul Low-Cost Airlines 2018 Top Five
1 Norwegian
2 Jetstar Airways
3 AirAsia X
4 Scoot
5 Air Canada rouge