WestJet reported first-quarter net income of C$52.5 million ($53.1 million), up 75.9% over C$29.9 million earned in the year-ago quarter, on a 27.3% boost in revenue to $599.3 million. President and CEO Sean Durfy credited the LCC's strategy of shifting a portion of its domestic capacity to expand its "sun destination" services during the winter for the period's strong result. He also pointed to the Canadian economy, which has been surprisingly resilient given slowness in the US, and the ...

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