WestJet Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Ever since WestJet was born 20 years ago, Boeing has been a partner every step of the way. Our employees are proud to design and build the more than 100 Boeing airplanes in WestJet's fleet.

As we celebrate 100 years of Boeing, we congratulate WestJet on its first 20 years and look forward to what the future holds—including your first delivery of the new 737 MAX.

Part of your past, present—and future. Cheers to two decades!

WestJet Partnership with Boeing


WestJet's first flight took place in February 1996 with the 737-200.

Next-Generation 737-700

In May 2001, WestJet received its first Next-Generation 737-700

Next-Generation 737-600 and 737-800

In 2005, WestJet took delivery of its first Next-Generation 737-600 and 737-800.

100th Next-Generation 737
100th Next-Generation 737

WestJet took delivery of 100th Next-Generation 737 airplane.


In 2015, WestJet took delivery of its first 767-300ER (Extended Range) airplane for use on extended overseas flights.


As part of the airline’s fleet renewal initiative, WestJet ordered 65 737 MAX airplanes. The 737 MAX brings the most advanced engine technologies to the world's best-selling airplane, building on the strengths of today's Next-Generation 737.