28 May 2024

WestJet Encore | Captain

Calgary, AB, Canada

Direct Entry Captain - WestJet Encore (Calgary, AB)

WestJet Encore, the regional airline of the WestJet Group, is seeking experienced aviation professionals to join their team as Direct Entry Captains, operating the state-of-the-art De Havilland Dash 8-400 (Q400) aircraft. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic and growing airline, contributing to safe and efficient air travel across an extensive network.

Why WestJet Encore?

WestJet Encore is committed to providing its pilots with an exceptional work environment and opportunities for professional growth. Benefits of joining the team include:


As a Direct Entry Captain, you will play a pivotal role in delivering the renowned WestJet guest experience while upholding the highest standards of safety and operational efficiency. You will lead by example, demonstrating integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to teamwork.


To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must possess the following qualifications:

*Equivalent experience to CARs 705 may include, but is not limited to, experience in Part 121 or European Airline operations, heavy military transport/multi-engine aircraft, large corporate PIC experience under CARs 704, high-performance multi-engine aircraft PIC experience under CARs 704, or multi-engine/multi-crew experience in aircraft over 25,000lbs.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience and qualifications that exceed the minimum requirements, such as multi-engine and multi-crew experience, internal WestJet experience, or graduation from a WestJet partner school.


WestJet Encore encourages all qualified individuals to apply. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit WestJet.com.


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