So far, WestJet has taken a cautious approach to long-haul operations, testing two short routes with Boeing 737-700s. But now, the airline will take a bigger plunge, flying its first widebodies across the Atlantic. And if all goes well, WestJet could soon place its first real order for long-haul aircraft. The airline entered the overseas market in 2014 with a seasonal flight from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Dublin, adding a second one a year later from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to ...

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