WestJet returns to the Québec Winter Carnival

Airline sponsors world-renowned event for second year in a row

CALGARY, Jan. 29 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced its sponsorship of the Québec Winter Carnival, which runs from January 29 to February 14, 2010.

"WestJet is proud to once again be sponsoring Carnival," said Richard Bartrem, WestJet Vice-President of Communications and Community Relations. "This world-renowned event has become a great addition to our Fun 'n Festival Series and WestJet is thrilled to be a part of it again in 2010."

At the heart of WestJet's partnership with Carnival is the WestJet zip line across the Plains of Abraham. The WestJet zip line makes history thrilling as riders fly 500 feet across the plains where history was made over 250 years ago.

The WestJet Fun 'n Festivals Series helps bring people and celebration together by sponsoring over 25 festivals around the country. This year you'll find 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 westjet.com.

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 86 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 49 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), email: ropalmer@westjet.com


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