You and other passengers may be sleeping on that long-haul jetliner flight, but there are many conversations taking place on your Boeing jet. The airplane is “talking” electronically to the airline -- the result of Boeing innovations that have made the digital airline possible.
WestJet, the low-cost Canadian airline based in Calgary, Alberta, will soon have 100 airplanes in its fleet -- all Boeing 737s. Founded in 1996, a significant majority of its workforce own shares in the airline. And owners care.