Calgary-based low-cost carrier WestJet has appointed Bob Cummings as EVP of its yet-to-be-named ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), which will launch late in 2017 or early 2018 with an initial fleet of 10 “high-density” Boeing 737-800s. Cummings has been with WestJet since 2005, with almost 11 years at the EVP level with a variety of responsibilities, the company said in a statement. He will be accountable for all aspects of this new venture, including planning, ...

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