WestJet and WestJet Encore Pilot Recruitment 

WestJet Pilot Recruitment

Cadets, First Officers & Captains

Company Information

Last Recruitment Commenced: Ongoing throughout 2016
Currently Recruiting: Yes (As of March 2017)
Previously Recruited Low Hour Pilots: No
Trend: Postive

Since their first flight in 1996, WestJet sought to enrich the lives of everyone in our world by providing safe, friendly and affordable air travel.

Right from the start, they put our guests and our people first; in doing so, they’ve become one of Canada’s most admired and respected corporate cultures. WestJet have also had a lot of fun along the way. Today, flying to over 100 destinations, they stay true to their principles and continue to strive for the highest standards of service and success.

In February 2012, WestJet announced that its employees approved forming a regional airline to serve smaller communities in Canada. The airline commenced operations on June 24, 2013, using a fleet of 2 Bombardier Q400s with options for up to 45 by the end of 2018.

The company launched WestJet Encore in the Western half of the country first, then expanded the service into the remainder of Canada a year later. The initial schedule was announced on February 11, 2013.

Pilot Bases:

  • Calgary
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver

Current Fleet:

Operates 119 Aircraft in total with 67 on order.

  • 13 x Boeing 737-600
  • 56 x Boeing 737-700
  • 46 x Boeing 737-800
  • 4 x Boeing 767-300ER

WestJet Encore Fleet:

  • 33 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q400

With 9 further aircraft on order.

Destinations: 126

North and Central America with a few destinations in Europe including London Gatwick from 2016.


WestJet Pilot Recruitment


WestJet Airlines Limited
Flight Operations
21 Aerial Place NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 8X7

Current Recruitment:

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