WestJet Airlines - Ownership and Business Overview


WestJet Airlines Ownership

Who owns WestJet Airlines?

WestJet Airlines is owned by Onex Partners. It was acquired on May 13, 2019.

Is WestJet Airlines PE-backed?

Yes. WestJet Airlines is owned by private equity investor Onex Partners.

WestJet Airlines Business Overview

Where is WestJet Airlines headquartered?

WestJet Airlines is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.

What is WestJet Airlines’ revenue?

WestJet Airlines disclosed revenue of 4,728M CAD for 2018 and 4,512M CAD for 2017.

How many employees does WestJet Airlines have?

WestJet Airlines has 11,980 employees.

What sector is WestJet Airlines in?

WestJet Airlines is an airlines company.

When was WestJet Airlines founded?

WestJet Airlines was founded in 1994.

Airlines M&A Summary in 2019

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, airlines ranked 61 in number of deals in 2019. The largest airlines acquisition in 2019 was WestJet Airlines - which was acquired by Onex Partners for $5.0B.

Join Mergr to view all 6 acquisitions of airlines companies in 2019, including 2 acquisitions by private equity firms, and 4 by strategics.

WestJet Airlines

WestJet Airlines Ltd.

22 Aerial Place NE,
Calgary, Alberta T2E 3J1
(403) 444-2600

WestJet is Canada’s second largest airline, providing critical infrastructure to Canadians in the form of scheduled service to over 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. WestJet Airlines was founded in 1994 and is based in Calgary, Alberta.

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