Calgary’s WestJet, which has 20 Bombardier Q400s on firm order, has converted five of its 25 options into firm orders. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2015; the first aircraft will arrive in June 2015. With the conversion of these options, WestJet will have a fleet of 25 Q400s by the end of 2015. The airline has further options for 20 more Q400 aircraft between 2016 and 2018. The aircraft will be used by all-Q400 operation WestJet Encore, which launched ...

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