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WestJet Cargo voted best air cargo provider

CALGARY, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian supply chain companies have named WestJet Cargo Best Air Cargo Provider 2014 at the first annual Cargo Logistics Canada Awards of Excellence held recently in Vancouver.

"We are very proud to win this prestigious award," said Stephen Platt, WestJet's Director, Cargo Operations and Sales. "It is particularly satisfying that the award is voted on by members of the logistics community in which we work. To receive this type of recognition from our partners and peers tells us we're providing our guests with a great experience for their cargo needs."

Members of Canada's supply chain and logistics community voted online to determine the top providers in 11 different categories.

WestJet Cargo has expanded its network by more than 70 per cent over the past two years, and now provides service to more than 40 cities in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Caribbean and Europe. It also has cargo interline relationships with more than 15 carriers around the world, extending its reach to every continent. WestJet Cargo carries everything from family pets to fresh fruits, vegetables and seafood.

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's most-preferred airline, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. We offer scheduled service to more than 90 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 120 destinations in more than 20 countries. Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacations packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods – even on seat sales. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit

Recent recognition includes:
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (Rank #20)
2014 Brands of the Year (Strategy magazine)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)
2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2014/2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine and 
2013 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)

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