WestJet Boeing 737-700. By Rob Finlayson Calgary-based WestJet posted a 2012 net profit of C$242.4 million ($242.8 million), up 63% from C$148.7 million net income in 2011. Its fourth-quarter net income leapt 71.3% to $60.9 million, on 10.1% higher revenues and a 54.6% lift in operating income. During the year it added 13 new interline partnerships and is preparing to launch WestJet Encore, a regional turboprop airline, in the second half of 2013. It will announce the ...

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