WestJet Encore De Havilland Canada DHC-8-Q400 Dash 8 C-GENM
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-Q400 Dash 8 WestJet Encore
Engines: 2 × PW PW150A
Type: DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Serial Number: 4456
First flight: Sep 2013
WestJet Encore is a Canadian regional airline that began operations in 2013. It is owned by WestJet Airlines, Ltd. which also is the holding company for WestJet Airlines. The airline is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. The airline operates Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, a variant of the Bombardier Dash 8. The airline is the fourth largest operator of the Bombardier Q400 series. Pilot bases are in Calgary and Toronto, where many WestJet Encore flights operate. Air service originally started in Western Canada, but routes in the eastern half of the country were added later.