WestJet invites Canadians to join the debate and win the experience at
www.westjetfestivals.com

Airline's Fun `n Festival Series launches interactive website and gives away festival experiences

CALGARY, June 23 /CNW/ - WestJet today launched a new interactive website with the goal of creating a friendly online debate among Canadians about their favourite festivals. The website, www.westjetfestivals.com, allows Canadians to share their experiences, photos, videos and opinions about any festival in Canada and enter to win one of six festival experiences.

"The WestJet Fun `n Festival Series sponsors upwards of 25 festivals every year. Our Sponsorship team has heard festival debates about everything from where to find the best live music to what festival has the best deep-fried Oreos," says Richard Bartrem, WestJet Vice-President of Communications and Community Relations. "This is the chance for Canadians to promote their favourite festivals. In addition to participating in the online polls, guests can enter to win some great festival experiences. Our site will also follow the WestJet Sponsorship team as they criss-cross the country bringing the WestJet spirit to festivals in the communities we serve."

The festivals featured on www.westjetfestivals.com will include those sponsored by WestJet and any others that Canadians wish to discuss. Local festivals can be added to the site.

The first two festival experience giveaways will be awarded on July 2, 2010, so Canadians are encouraged to visit the site, join the debate and win the experience at www.westjetfestivals.com.

About the WestJet Fun `n Festival Series

The WestJet Fun `n Festivals Series helps bring people and celebration together by sponsoring over 25 festivals across the country. This year you'll find the WestJet Fun `n Festival Series at the following events: Québec Winter Carnival, Ottawa Winterlude, Okanagan Winter Wine Festival, Moncton HubCap Comedy Festival, Stars on Ice, Regina Mosaic Festival, Charlottetown Festival of Lights, Taste of Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie Extreme Country Fever, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, Thunder Bay Blues Festival, London Sunfest, Montréal Juste Pour Rire, Toronto Just for Laughs, Comox Nautical Days, Winnipeg Folklorama, Victoria Symphony Splash, Halifax International Buskers Festival, Royal St. John's Regatta, Abbotsford International Airshow, Vancouver Global Comedyfest, Niagara Wine Festival and the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. For updates on new upcoming events and any other details on the Fun 'n Festivals Series, visit www.westjet.com.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 68-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, 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 88 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 47 aircraft through 2016, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

    
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For further information: For further information: Media contacts, WestJet: Robert Palmer, Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397), email: ropalmer@westjet.com


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