WestJet Airlines is a low cost airline based in Canada. It is the second largest airline in Canada after Air Canada. It serves just over 100+ destinations throughout North America, the Caribbean Sea and Central America. Behind Air Canada, it is Canada's second-largest passenger carrier and the ninth largest in North America. It has a fleet of about 184 aircraft from Boeing and Bombardier as of October 2019.
The airline operates flights with many other airlines, including Aeromexico, Air France, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Japan Airlines. It also has a subsidiary that operates regional flights: WestJet Encore. Regular passengers benefit from the opportunity to join the company's loyalty program, WestJet Rewards.
👜 Baggage regulations at Westjet
Carry On Baggage:
Westjet allows passengers to carry cabin baggage with an accessory. The maximum baggage dimensions accepted in the cabin may not exceed 53 x 23 x 38 cm and those of the accessory may not exceed 41 x 15 x 33 cm. The maximum weight allowed for cabin baggage is not mentioned on the company website. So we invite you to consult the conditions of booking your WestJet flight and / or to contact the airline directly with your travel information.
Check In Baggage:
During your flight operated by WestJet, it is possible, in some cases, to carry a piece of luggage registered for free. Travelers who opt for a Flex or Plus ticket or travel outside Canada and the United States are eligible for free cabin check-in. The maximum weight allowed is 23 kg and the total dimensions must not exceed the sum of 157 cm. Note also that luggage whose weight and dimensions do not correspond to the regulations indicated above, will be subject to a significant surcharge that must be waived directly at the airport.
🕗 Westjet Web Check-in
WestJet offers different check-in options for passengers flying on flights. It is possible to register online on the company's website or via your mobile. The company also offers self-service kiosks at the airport or check-in counters. Regardless of the type of check-in, you are expected to arrive at the airport no later than 90 minutes before departure time for domestic flights and two hours before take-off time for international flights.