WestJet Announces Completion of FAA Airworthiness Directive



    Airline among the first in the world to complete both elements of
    directive

    CALGARY, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced it has
completed the Airworthiness Directive issued by the Federal Aviation Authority
(AD 2007-18-52) as of Tuesday, September 4, 2007. This directive required that
all operators of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft conduct both a visual
inspection as well as a torque test for the main slat track downstop
assemblies. Operators were given 10 days from August 28 for visual inspection
and 24 days beginning August 25 for the torque test. WestJet has completed
both of these directives for its entire fleet of 67 aircraft within 10 days.

    About WestJet

    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 67 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,
Website: www.westjet.com


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