WestJet introduces some tweet deals



    Twitter account will give guests access to great deals

    CALGARY, June 26 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the introduction of a
new service that leverages the power of Twitter to provide its guests with
instant access to great deals. Those Twitter users who sign up to follow
"WestJet" on twitter.com will be provided with seat sales, special offers and
other uniquely-WestJet opportunities. This Sunday, June 28, 2009, the first of
WestJet's Twitter deals will be made available to those individuals following
"WestJet".
    "We are a young, vibrant and healthy company," said Richard Bartrem,
WestJet Vice-President, Culture and Communications. "We need to employ all
media possible to reach guests and prospective guests to offer them relevant
information and great deals. Today's announcement is a reflection of how
social media has become a staple for many of our guests and our WestJetters.
The viral and word-of-mouth nature of social media is perfect for companies
with great offers, great products and fun cultures like WestJet.
    "We are encouraging as many people as possible to sign up and follow us
on Twitter.com before Sunday, June 28, so that they are in the know with the
first of many wonderful deals."
    In addition, each day from Sunday, June 28, to Thursday, July 2, WestJet
will be offering its followers on twitter.com one trip for two people anywhere
WestJet flies in Canada. Visit WestJet's Twitter site at twitter.com/westjet
for more details.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, providing high-value low-cost
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.





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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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