MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet first quarter analysts' conference call and annual general and special meeting

CALGARY, April 26 /CNW/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 8 a.m. MDT (10 a.m. EDT) following the release of its first quarter 2011 financial results.

President and CEO Gregg Saretsky and Executive Vice-President of Finance and CFO Vito Culmone will discuss WestJet's first quarter 2011 results and answer questions from financial analysts and members of the media.

The conference call will be available in Toronto by calling 647-427-7450 and across Canada through the toll-free telephone number 1-888-231-8191. The call can also be heard live through an Internet webcast accessible via the Media and Investor Relations section of www.westjet.com.

A recording of the call will be available until May 10, 2011, in Toronto by calling 416-849-0833 and across Canada by calling the toll-free number 1-800-642-1687 (password 57772092). The webcast will be archived in the Media and Investor Relations section of www.westjet.com for 90 days following the call.

Annual general and special meeting (AGM)

WestJet will hold its AGM at 2 p.m. MDT (4 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at WestJet's Calgary campus, which is located at 22 Aerial Place NE. The AGM will be available through an Internet webcast in the Media and Investor Relations section of www.westjet.com. Gregg Saretsky will be available to speak to local Calgary media following the event, at approximately 3:15 p.m. MDT, at WestJet's Calgary campus.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's favourite airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 71-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. Named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, WestJet offers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its modern fleet of 95 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 40 aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

SOURCE WestJet

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


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