WestJet Encore has converted six more Bombardier Q400 options to firm orders and said it will operate a fleet of 36 Q400s by late 2017. Encore, the turboprop subsidiary of Calgary-based low-cost carrier WestJet, currently operates 21 Q400s to 24 destinations across Canada, linking smaller markets with each other as well as small markets to Canada’s largest hubs. The five firmed options signed Monday at the Paris Air Show, plus one firmed option signed in March and announced Monday, ...

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