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WestJet Free Baggage Allowance

Case Updates

  • January 6, 2021 — The action reached certification as a class action.
  • December 13, 2021 — WestJet’s appeal was heard, WestJet appealed certain aspects of the certification decision.
  • Currently awaiting Reasons for Judgment from the Court of Appeal.



On July 5, 2019, Hammerco Lawyers filed a proposed class action against WestJet alleging WestJet improperly charged and collected a fee for its passenger’s first piece of checked baggage.

Against the defendants, the class action is seeking to recover the fees collected by WestJet for the first-checked baggage during the class period. The class action also seeks punitive damages from WestJet for their conduct.