Canada’s WestJet has taken delivery of its first of 20 Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops, the two companies announced. The aircraft will be operated by the new regional carrier WestJet Encore, and will serve multiple destinations, beginning in Western Canada in its first year of service. WestJet also holds 25 Q400 options. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft president Mike Arcamone said this “very versatile aircraft is efficient on short-haul missions or can use its speed to ...

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