Canada’s WestJet Airlines plans to launch an ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) next summer, management said during the company’s second-quarter earnings call. The new carrier plans to announce its schedule and to start selling tickets in early 2018, WestJet CEO Gregg Saretsky told analysts. “Since the announcement back in April, we’ve undertaken numerous steps on our action plan to prepare for the launch of the ultra low-cost carrier, including establishing the core ...

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