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WestJet Reports Record in December

WestJet announced December 2017 traffic results with a load factor of 83.6 percent, an increase of 2.8 percentage points year-on-year.

Revenue passenger miles, or traffic, increased 9.8 percent year-on-year, and capacity measured in available seat miles, grew six percent over the same period. The airline flew a record 2.1 million guests in the month under review, a year-over-year increase of 10 percent or approximately 190,000 additional guests.

"We are very pleased with our significant growth in traffic, as we reported a record December load factor and flew a record number of guests in December 2017," said Gregg Saretsky, president, WestJet. “I want to thank our more than 13,000 WestJetters for their efforts in providing our guests with a safe, caring and friendly travel experience through the extremely busy holiday season."