Calgary-based low-cost carrier (LCC) WestJet, Canada’s second largest airline, said it will launch an ultra LCC by the end of 2017. The new carrier, not yet named, will have an initial fleet of 10 “high-density” Boeing 737-800s, WestJet said in a statement. “The ULCC will provide Canadians with no-frills, lower-cost travel options,” WestJet said. The ULCC will be the second subsidiary carrier WestJet launches this decade; in 2013, it launched an all-Bombardier ...

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