Ed Sims became the CEO of Calgary-based WestJet, Canada’s second largest airline, in March, replacing Gregg Saretsky. Sims joined WestJet in 2017 as executive VP-commercial, a move WestJet touted as bringing a global perspective to WestJet’s executive team as the airline transitions from its western Canadian LCC roots to a full-service international carrier that will start operating Boeing 787-9s on long-haul routes in 2019. The airline is also close to launching an ultra-LCC ...

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