Media Advisory - WestJet Encore to launch new service between Saskatchewan and Manitoba

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore launches new daily flights between Regina, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, beginning Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

Media are welcome to join WestJet guests on Wednesday, January 15 at 1 p.m. as WestJet celebrates the return of this service after a five-year hiatus.

There will be an opportunity to meet with a WestJet representative at the domestic check-in counters from 1:00 to 1:15 p.m. to talk about our exciting new service.

Date:        Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Time:        1:00-1:15 p.m. at domestic check-in
      1:15-2:00 p.m. at the gate
Location:       WestJet domestic check-in, Regina International Airport

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's most-preferred airline, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers.  We offer scheduled service to more than 85 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 120 destinations in more than 20 countries.  Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more.  Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacations packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods -- even on seat sales.  For more information about everything WestJet, please visit www.westjet.com.

Recent recognition includes:

2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2013 Gold Stevie Award Best Transportation Company (American Business Awards)
2013 Chairman's Circle Award: WestJet Vacations (CPSC)
2013 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Leger Marketing)
2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine)

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Media contact:
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