WestJet is confirming plans to launch a subsidiary operating 40 or so turboprops that may inaugurate service as soon as next year. Few details are being disclosed, although WestJet Chairman Clive Beddoe says the airline will be a separate entity, rather than an extension of the Boeing 737 operator’s current fleet. Like WestJet, the new airline will operate only one aircraft type, and though the carrier is not saying what airframe it intends to use, in an internal presentation ...

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