WestJet Introduces Daytime Flights to Hawaii



    WestJet Vacations will increase island packages for next season

    CALGARY, April 30 /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) (WestJet) today
introduced daytime flying to Hawaii from Vancouver to complement the existing
winter schedule that begins November 4, 2007. Starting December 15, 2007,
non-stop service between Vancouver and Honolulu will increase from seven to 11
flights per week with the addition of four times weekly daytime service and,
non-stop service between Vancouver and Maui will increase from seven to 10
flights per week with the addition of three daytime flights weekly.
    "Guest feedback revealed a desire for daytime flights to Hawaii and we
are pleased to offer a more flexible and improved schedule to Honolulu and
Maui this winter," said Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President,
Guest Experience and Marketing. "WestJet wants to be the airline and vacation
package offering Canadians think of first when travelling to Hawaii."

    
    WestJet Winter Schedule to Hawaii - Starting December 15, 2007

    Vancouver to Honolulu - Eleven times per week
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    Flight                Departure            Arrival                  Days
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    WS 904 (NEW)           9:30 a.m.          1:49 p.m.   Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
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    WS 964                 6:40 p.m.         10:59 p.m.   Sunday to Saturday
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    Honolulu to Vancouver - Eleven times per week
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    Flight                Departure            Arrival                  Days
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    WS 905 (NEW)           2:50 p.m.         10:38 p.m.   Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
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    WS 965                11:59 p.m.      7:47 a.m. +1    Sunday to Saturday
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    Vancouver to Maui - 10 times per week
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    Flight                Departure            Arrival                  Days
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    WS 922 (NEW)           9:30 a.m.          1:49 p.m.       Tues, Thu, Sat
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    WS 962                 6:15 p.m.         10:34 p.m.   Sunday to Saturday
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    Maui to Vancouver - 10 times per week
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    Flight                Departure            Arrival                  Days
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    WS 923 (NEW)           2:50 p.m.         10:21 p.m.       Tues, Thu, Sat
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    WS 963                11:35 p.m.      7:06 a.m. +1    Sunday to Saturday
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    WestJet Vacations expects to double its Hawaiian vacation package
experiences including inter- island adventures, family, beach and romance
packages as well as adventure tourism. WestJet Vacations, WestJet's vacation
package company, started service in June 2006 and offers a wide selection of
packaged air and hotel accommodations for all WestJet destinations.

    WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service
throughout its 35-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 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, Gillian Bentley,
(403) 444-2615, Website: www.westjet.com


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