WestJet adds more flights to Mexico



    Airline announces three times more seasonal non-stop service from Calgary

    CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will triple its
non-stop seasonal service from Calgary to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta beginning
this November.
    WestJet also has twice-weekly non-stop seasonal service from Calgary to
Cabo San Lucas and weekly to Mazatlan.
    "To increase from twice a week to three times per week to Cancun and
Puerto Vallarta is a significant commitment," said Chris Avery, WestJet
Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "Given the response of Calgarians and
southern Albertans to our previous level of service to Mexico, we are
confident the increases will be met with tremendous enthusiasm and support."
    The schedule details of WestJet's seasonal non-stop service, effective
November 1, 2009, are as follows.

    
    Calgary - Puerto Vallarta (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays starting
    November 1, 2009)

    Introductory fares starting at $209 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    extra)
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    Flight                         Departure               Arrival
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    Calgary to Puerto Vallarta      2:10 p.m.             7:52 p.m.
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    Puerto Vallarta to Calgary      8:40 p.m.            12:44 a.m.
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    Calgary - Cancun (Mondays, Wednesday and Saturdays starting December 7,
    2009)

    Introductory fares starting at $239 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    extra)
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    Flight                         Departure               Arrival
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    Calgary to Cancun              12:30 p.m.             6:44 p.m.
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    Cancun to Calgary               7:45 p.m.            12:43 a.m.
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    This announcement is part of WestJet's new, expanded service from 17
Canadian cities to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. It is
also part of WestJet's flight schedule for the winter of 2009-2010, which will
be announced in full in July.
    WestJet offers a number of unique products and experiences for travel to
Mexico. Guests have the choice of purchasing a convenient vacation package
through WestJet Vacations or booking a flight. Vacation packages and air-only
prices are fair and transparent. WestJet's liberal baggage allowances,
comfortable leather seats and live seatback television are a great start to
any trip. Under the WestJet Care-antee, the airline is committed to doing
right by its guests, as evidence by WestJet's treatment of guests during last
winter's severe weather. WestJet's financial strength gives guests peace of
mind, while enabling the airline to continue to increase service to the
communities it operates in.
    More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced winter schedule to
Mexico and low introductory fares is available at westjet.com. Seats are
available for sale immediately and can be booked online at westjet.com or
through travel agents.
    WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for all of
WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Mexico starting at
$1,049. For more information, visit westjetvacations.com. Guests should also
watch for WestJet Vacations early booking bonuses where they can get more and
save money when they book early.

    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, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its
modern fleet of 79 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. 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: Media Contacts: Robert Palmer, Media Relations,
telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397), e-mail: ropalmer@westjet.com


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