WestJet Kicks Off New Service to the Caribbean and Mexico



    Airline helps guests escape the cold Canadian winter just in time for the
    holidays

    CALGARY, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today commenced the first of
nine new seasonal non-stop routes to the Caribbean and Mexico, with the
departure of the inaugural flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica from Toronto.
    "WestJet is thrilled to commence service to six new international sun
destinations just in time for our cold Canadian winter," says Bob Cummings,
WestJet Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing.
"International sun destinations are a big part of our planned growth for both
WestJet and WestJet Vacations. With the addition of Montego Bay, Puerto Plata,
Punta Cana, St. Lucia, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan, we are continuing our
commitment to fly our guests where they want to go, when they want to get
there. With secured aircraft to grow our fleet to 116 Next-Generation 737s by
2013, WestJet plans to fly to over 60 scheduled destinations."

    
    Starting December 10, 2007
    Toronto - Montego Bay, Jamaica (Monday, Wednesday, Saturday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Toronto - WS1102                 10:30 a.m.                2:42 p.m.
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    From Montego Bay - WS1103              3:35 p.m.                7:40 p.m.
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    Starting December 11, 2007
    Toronto - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Tuesday, Friday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Toronto - WS1100                 10:30 a.m.                3:28 p.m.
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    From Puerto Plata - WS1101             4:15 p.m.                7:34 p.m.
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    Starting December 13, 2007
    Toronto - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Thursday, Sunday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Toronto - WS1104                 10:20 a.m.                3:34 p.m.
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    From Punta Cana - WS1105               4:20 p.m.                7:54 p.m.
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    Starting December 16, 2007
    Toronto - St. Lucia (Sunday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Toronto - WS1116                  9:30 a.m.                3:36 p.m.
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    From St. Lucia - WS1117                4:30 p.m.                9:15 p.m.
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    Starting December 20, 2007
    Calgary - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Thursday, Sunday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Calgary - WS1172                 11:20 a.m.                3:45 p.m.
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    From Cabo San Lucas - WS1173           4:35 p.m.                9:05 p.m.
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    Starting December 22, 2007
    Calgary - Mazatlan, Mexico (Saturday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Calgary - WS1174                  1:00 p.m.                5:23 p.m.
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    From Mazatlan - WS1175                 6:15 p.m.               10:57 p.m.
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    Starting December 21, 2007
    Edmonton - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Friday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Edmonton - WS1184                 7:45 a.m.               12:22 p.m.
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    From Cabo San Lucas - WS1185           1:10 p.m.                6:11 p.m.
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    Starting December 22, 2007
    Edmonton - Mazatlan, Mexico (Saturday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Edmonton - WS1182                11:05 a.m.                3:39 p.m.
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    From Mazatlan - WS1183                 4:30 p.m.                9:37 p.m.
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    Starting December 22, 2007
    Vancouver - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Saturday)
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    Flight                                Departure                  Arrival
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    From Vancouver - WS1190               11:00 a.m.                4:28 p.m.
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    From Cabo San Lucas - WS1191           5:20 p.m.                8:55 p.m.
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    More detailed information about WestJet's transborder schedule is
available at westjet.com. WestJet Vacations offers service to all WestJet
destinations, including Montego Bay, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and St. Lucia.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service
throughout its 44-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's
most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet pioneered
low-cost high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats
on its modern fleet of 70 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, Email: gbentley@westjet.com, Website: www.westjet.com


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