WestJet reported first-quarter net income of C$13.8 million ($13.6 million), down 63.1% from a C$37.4 million profit in the year-ago period, but despite the drop touted its 20th consecutive quarter in the black and said it is eagerly exploring potential codeshare partnerships. New President and CEO Gregg Saretsky, who took over for Sean Durfy on April 1 (ATWOnline, March 17), told analysts and reporters yesterday that "elevated fuel prices" hurt the first-quarter results and ...

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