WestJet launches new service to Cozumel

Airline makes inaugural flight between Toronto and Cozumel today

CALGARY, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the launch of new, seasonal non-stop service between Toronto and Cozumel, Mexico. The inaugural flight departs Toronto's Pearson International Airport at 10:00 a.m. ET today.

"Our sixth Mexican destination is yet another treasure in WestJet's sun destination lineup," said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Strategy and Planning. "Cozumel is a spicy blend of Mexican flavour combined with the smooth essence of the Caribbean. We are eager to give our guests the opportunity to visit this tropical paradise, this winter!"

WestJet will fly between Toronto and Cozumel twice per week from now until April 29, 2010.

Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new service.

From December 10, 2009 to April 29, 2010:

    
            Toronto - Cozumel (twice weekly until April 29, 2010)
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            Flight                      Departure       Arrival
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            From Toronto - WS2510       10:00 a.m.      1:17 p.m.
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            From Cozumel - WS2511       2:15 p.m.       7:02 p.m.
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One-way fares, available in both directions on non-stop flights only, are available from $149, plus applicable taxes and fees. Fares are available by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET(937-8538), your preferred travel agent or by visiting www.westjet.com.

WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for most of WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Cozumel starting at $829, plus applicable fees and taxes, for a seven-night stay. For more information, visit westjetvacations.com.

WestJet flies from Toronto to some of the most beautiful sun destinations anywhere, including Cancun, Barbados, St. Lucia, Montego Bay, Nassau, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Fort Myers and Tampa. As part of its 2009-2010 winter schedule, WestJet is also adding non-stop service from Toronto to Miami, Turks and Caicos, St. Maarten, Cayo Coco, Holguin, Varadero, and Freeport. One-way fares for Bahamas destinations start at $99, for Mexico at $129 and for the Caribbean at $145, plus applicable fees and taxes.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 67-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 85 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 50 aircraft through 2016, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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SOURCE WestJet

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


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