WestJet launches non-stop service to the West Coast!



    
    Airline introduces seasonal non-stop flights from Saskatoon and Regina to
    Vancouver
    

    CALGARY, May 19 /CNW/ - As part of an enhanced summer schedule, WestJet
today announced that it has launched seasonal non-stop service from Saskatoon
and Regina to Vancouver.
    "WestJet continues to grow and offer more guests the opportunity to
experience our world-class guest experience," said Bob Cummings, WestJet
Executive Vice-President of Guest Experience and Marketing. "The summer is a
special time of year because so many of us spend more time on the road,
visiting with family and friends and enjoying this beautiful country. We're
very pleased to offer the people of Saskatchewan the chance to enjoy some time
on the Lower Mainland at an affordable price with a great schedule and daily
non-stop service."
    The schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop service from
Saskatoon and Regina to Vancouver, effective May 4, 2009, are as follows.

    
    Saskatoon-Vancouver (six times weekly)

    Introductory fares starting at $109 (taxes and surcharges extra)
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    Flight                      Departure                  Arrival
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    Saskatoon - Vancouver       5:30 p.m.                  6:40 p.m.
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    Vancouver - Saskatoon       2 p.m.                     4:56 p.m.
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    Regina-Vancouver (daily)

    Introductory fares starting at $109 (taxes and surcharges extra)
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    Flight                      Departure                  Arrival
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    Regina - Vancouver          1 p.m.                     2:20 p.m.
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    Vancouver - Regina          9:15 a.m.                  12:16 p.m.
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    This announcement is part of WestJet's enhanced summer schedule, which
also includes the addition of four new destinations: Sydney, N.S.,
Yellowknife, San Diego and San Francisco, as well as increased frequency in
its existing network. More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced
summer schedule and low introductory fares is available at westjet.com. Seats
are available for sale immediately and can be booked online at westjet.com or
through travel agents.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled 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.





For further information:

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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