Media advisory - WestJet first quarter 2009 analysts' conference call and AGM



    CALGARY, April 23 /CNW/ - Media and interested members of the public are
advised that WestJet will hold its analysts' conference call on Tuesday, May
5, 2009 at 9 a.m. MDT (11 a.m. EDT), following the release of its 2009 first
quarter results.
    Sean Durfy, President and Chief Executive Officer and Vito Culmone,
Executive Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss
WestJet's 2009 first quarter results and answer questions from financial
analysts.
    The live conference call will be available through the toll-free
telephone number 1-800-731-5319. The call can also be heard live through an
Internet audiocast in the Investor Relations section of westjet.com. A
recording of the call will be available until May 12, 2009, at 1-877-289-8525,
passcode 21294150.

    Annual Special Meeting (AGM)
    ----------------------------
    Media are invited to attend WestJet's Annual Special Meeting at 2 p.m.
MDT at WestJet's Calgary Campus, located at 22 Aerial Place, NE. Following the
formal proceedings of the AGM, Sean Durfy and Vito Culmone will be available
for one-on-one interviews.
    The AGM webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section of
westjet.com.
    Recordings of the first quarter call and AGM audiocasts will be archived
on the Internet for 90 days following the events, in the Investor Relations
section of westjet.com.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's leading high-value, low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 55-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named one of Canada's most admired corporate cultures in 2005, 2006, 2007 and
2008, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased
legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 79 Boeing Next-Generation 737
aircraft and live seatback television provided by Bell TV. With future
confirmed deliveries for an additional 42 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121
by 2013, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.





For further information:

For further information: WestJet Media Relations: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS
(1-888-954-6397), E-mail: ropalmer@westjet.com; WestJet Investor Relations:
1-877-493-7853, E-mail: investor_relations@westjet.com


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