Close up with WestJet’s 737 MAX 8 in its new livery

Posted Jul 1, 2018

As WestJet embarks on its transformation to becoming a full service carrier, one of their changes includes updating its fleet’s livery to reflect a mix of its Canadian roots and upcoming world class status.

Their 787-9 will feature a proper three-class cabin (business, premium economy, and economy), while their narrow-bodies will be repainted. The rumor mill also suggests that WestJet’s narrow-body fleet will receive an updated business cabin to rival that of its competitors, offering wider seats in a 2-2 configuration, versus the current 3-3 setup with the middle seat blocked. We have no word as to when this will roll out though.

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In the mean time, we were able to get some close up photos of the first MAX 8 in the new livery at Toronto-Pearson, thanks to our WestJet spotting friend, Adam.

[Featured Photo: westjetfan_aa/Instagram]

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