Airline welcomes 31st destination into its domestic network
CALGARY, Jan. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced daily, non-stop
service between Vancouver and Whitehorse, Yukon, beginning May 17,
2012. The announcement follows the release of schedule details for new
service to Kingston, Jamaica, and Aruba and details of service to New
York's LaGuardia Airport, also launching this summer.
Full schedule details and great introductory one-way fares from $99 plus
applicable taxes and fees are available by visiting westjet.com, by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET (937-8538) or
through your preferred travel agent.
"With great fares and a convenient schedule, we believe WestJet's
service will appeal to business and leisure guests travelling to
Whitehorse," said John MacLeod, WestJet Vice-President, Network
Management and Alliances. "Whitehorse's impressive landscape and
year-round outdoor adventures make it an ideal getaway for any
"We're also pleased to offer residents of the Yukon daily access to
WestJet's 75-city North American, Mexican and Caribbean network," John
MacLeod continued. "And as Vancouver continues to be a strong
connection hub for our code-share partners, we will continue to provide
access to major parts of the world through these relationships."
WestJet Vacations will offer flight and hotel packages from Whitehorse
for all destinations where WestJet Vacations packages are available.
For more information, visit westjetvacations.com, contact a WestJet Vacations Experience Specialist at 1-877-737-7001 or
see your preferred travel agent.
WestJet is Canada's favourite airline, offering scheduled service
throughout its 75-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted
into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named
one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in
Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its
modern fleet of 97 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future
confirmed deliveries for an additional 38 aircraft through 2018,
WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international
airlines in the world.
About WestJet Vacations
WestJet Vacations provides guests with affordable, reliable and
easy-to-book travel experiences to 45 destinations in 13 countries,
including the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging
WestJet's fun and friendly image, extensive network and world-class
guest experience, WestJet Vacations offers guests a great flight
schedule and a wide variety of hotel and resort options to create fun
and affordable vacation experiences. For more information, visit www.westjetvacations.com.
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