CALGARY, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to the grand
opening of WestJet's (TSX:WJA) flow-through check-in at Edmonton International
Airport on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 10:15 a.m. MT. Spokespeople from
WestJet and Edmonton Airports will make a short presentation and participate
in a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Flow-through check-in is the future of airport check-in and Edmonton
Airports has undertaken a multi-million dollar renovation to adopt this time
and cost saving check-in set-up.
WHEN: November 1, 2007
10:15 a.m. MT (presentation at 10:30 a.m. MT)
WHERE: WestJet check-in counters
Edmonton International Airport
Departures level, north terminal
WHAT: With flow-through check-in guests keep their baggage with them
after it is tagged and then they place it on a belt themselves.
Guests move forward through the check-in counters then straight
through to the baggage belt, creating less congestion than the
traditional counter set-up.
PHOTO OP: WestJet and Edmonton Airports officials ribbon cutting.
WestJet guests using flow-through check in.
WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service
throughout its 38-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's
most admired corporate culture in 2005 and 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost
high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its
modern fleet of 68 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback
television provided by Bell ExpressVu on the majority of its fleet, WestJet
strives to be the number one choice for travellers.
For further information:
For further information: WestJet, Media Relations, (403) 444-2615,