/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to make major route announcement/

CALGARY, Sept. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet invites members of the media to high tea on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, to announce an exciting new non-stop route from Edmonton beginning May 2016. A WestJet executive will be available for interviews following the announcement.

WHAT: WestJet to host "teal tea" as part of major new route announcement

WHEN: Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. MDT (formal program begins 9 a.m.)

WHERE: The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, 10065 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB

NOTE: Media are requested to RSVP for catering purposes no later than noon MDT Monday, September 14, 2015. Please confirm the number of attendees to media@westjet.com

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's highest-rated airline for customer service, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. We offer scheduled service to 100 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 westjet.com.

Recent recognition includes:
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (Rank #20)
2014 Brands of the Year (Strategy magazine)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)
2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2014/2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine and RewardsCanada.ca
2014/2013/2012/2011 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)

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For further information:

Media contact:
WestJet Media Relations: media@westjet.com.

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