(Reuters) - WestJet Airlines (WJA.TO) flew more passengers in April compared to a year ago and said demand remains strong.
Canada's second-biggest airline's load factor -- the percentage of available seats filled with paying customers -- rose to 86.2 percent last month from 83.6 percent a year ago.
Traffic, measured as revenue passenger miles (RPMs), rose 8.2 percent 1.62 billion.
Shares of the Calgary-based company closed at C$14.51 on Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Reporting by Abhiram Nandakumar in Bangalore; Editing by Sreejiraj Eluvangal