WestJet Kicks Off New Year With $20.08 Flights



    One-way airfare sale for guests travelling from Calgary or Edmonton to
    Abbotsford

    CALGARY, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - In celebration of the New Year, WestJet (TSX:WJA)
today announced a two-day $20.08 New Year's airfare sale for guests travelling
from either Calgary or Edmonton to Abbotsford, or from Abbotsford to either
Calgary or Edmonton. This fare is only available for purchase on January 7 and
January 8, 2008 for travel until March 5, 2008.
    "We are excited to ring in the New Year with one of our fun, ever-popular
sales," said Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Guest
Experience and Marketing. "Last year, we saw a record increase in people who
chose WestJet due in large part to our exceptional guest experience delivered
by our great WestJetters.
    "As we enter our twelfth year, we look forward to continuing our terrific
service and our fun, low-fare sales that celebrate our WestJet culture. These
sales encourage people who have not yet flown with WestJet to give us a try.
As a result, over 90 per cent of new guests become repeat guests and recommend
us to their friends and associates."
    WestJet will also offer guests $49 sale fares for travel until 
March 5, 2008, between Calgary and Abbotsford and between Edmonton and
Abbotsford, allowing guests another opportunity to book low-fare flights.
    All fares are available online at westjet.com, by calling WestJet at
1-800-538-5696 or through a travel agent.
    The small print: Seats at these fares are limited and may not be
available on all flights. New bookings only. 100 per cent non-refundable.
Offer combinable with other fares. Flights may not operate on certain days.
All fares shown are one-way. No advance purchase required. Taxes, fees and
surcharges are extra where applicable. Visit westjet.com for more information.
    $20.08 two-day fare - This offer is only available for purchase on
January 7 and 8, 2008 for travel until March 5, 2008 on selected flights most
days of week in both directions from Abbotsford to either Calgary or Edmonton.
This offer is combinable with our other low fares. Seats at these fares are
limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
    $49 Abbotsford-Calgary, Abbotsford-Edmonton fare - This offer is
available on selected flights purchased between January 7 and 8, 2008 for
travel most days of week until Mach 5, 2008 between Abbotsford, Calgary and
Edmonton. All fares are combinable for round trip, including the two-day
$20.08 seat sale.

    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 and 2006, 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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