Based in Calgary, WestJet is the second-largest airline in Canada. The airline uses Calgary International Airport as its primary hub. WestJet operates flights to more than 100 countries throughout Canada, Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico. Compared to other major airlines WestJet offers an excellent service with a lot of facilities at a low cost.
Westjet provides complimentary entertainment as well as paid internet service through their entertainment system ‘WestJet Connect’.
A Glance at WestJet
|Name||WestJet Airlines Ltd.|
|Headquarter||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Parent Company||Onex Corporation|
|Main Hub||Calgary International Airport|
|Secondary Hub||Toronto–Pearson International Airport|
WestJet Inflight WiFi:
Passengers can enjoy pay-per-usage Internet while flying with WestJet. All of the aircraft of WestJet is not equipped with wifi facilities. You can find out whether your flight will have wifi access or not while booking your ticket. Search for flights on the website westjet.com. Wifi icon will show on the right side of your flight have wifi.
A flight detail of WestJet
Passengers can purchase WestJet onboard internet for 24 hours at 21.99 CAD and for 90 minutes at 10.99 CAD. If your flight has a stop-over, you can purchase WestJet internet for 24 hours at 32.99 CAD
WestJet Onboard Internet Packages:
|Package-1||10.99 CAD||90 minutes|
|Package-2||21.99 CAD||Full Flight|
|Package-3||32.99 CAD||24 hours|
WestJet also allows Boingo wi-fi service on their flights. WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard members can enjoy free inflight wifi service through Boingo. All you have to do is register your card number on the Boingo account before your flight and you will be set to enjoy free inflight wifi while flying with WestJet.
How to Connect to WestJet wifi?
Passengers can connect to the WestJet inflight wifi through the app ‘WestJet’ or from the website westjetconnect.com. If you want to connect through the WestJet app make sure to download it before take-off. Simply follow the steps to connect to the WestJet onboard wifi:
- Turn on Airplane mode and enable wifi
- Connect to the network ‘WestJet Connect’
- If you have the WestJet app open the Inflight tab on it otherwise go to the website westjetconnect.com.
- All the available internet packages will appear on the top right-hand corner of your screen.
- Choose your preferable plan and proceed with the payment.
- Once the purchase is confirmed you will get an email and you will be connected immediately.
- Enjoy Surfing!
WestJet Inflight Entertainment:
WestJet Connect is the entertainment system of WestJet Airlines for the passengers to enjoy hundreds of movies, music, tv series, meditations, relaxation exercises, and Sleep Stories free of charge. You can use your own mobile, laptop, iPad, or any other device to stream all the content from WestJet Connect. Just connect to the wifi network ‘WestJet Connect’ and go to the website westjetconnect.com. Passengers on 787 Dreamliner aircraft flights of WestJet can enjoy WestJet Connect content from the seatback screens.
Frequent Asked Questions:
Does WestJet have inflight wifi?
Yes, WestJet offers inflight wifi service on some of the selected flights.
Does WestJet wifi support Netflix streaming?
WestJet inflight wifi does not support any kind of streaming platforms such as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, etc, SMS texting, video calling, updating and downloading apps, or any kind of heavy browsing.
Can I get a refund for my WestJet internet pass?
You will get a refund only if your Internet connection does not function properly after purchasing it. For a refund, you have to email to this address “WestjetWiFiHelp@panasonic.aero” by providing your Transaction number, date of your flight, cardholder name, and last 4 digits of your card.