Southwest Airlines and WestJet agreed yesterday to form a "codeshare partnership" by late 2009 that would link the networks of the two LCCs and allow passengers flying on US domestic-only SWA to connect to Calgary-based WS's network throughout Canada. No routes or schedules were unveiled, but the airlines said the partnership will be extensive and allow for seamless connections of passengers and baggage and reciprocal ticket booking. Both operate all-737 fleets and are characterized by ...

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