WestJet Says, "Why Drive Winnipeg?" With Sizzlin' Seat Sale



    Two-day $39/$69 seat sale for Winnipeg-Regina or Saskatoon and
    Winnipeg-Hamilton

    CALGARY, July 6 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced a two-day
$39 seat sale for flights between Winnipeg and either Regina or Saskatoon and
a $69 seat sale for flights between Winnipeg and Hamilton. Guests can take
advantage of these fares by booking on July 7 and 8, 2008, for travel until
September 30, 2008.
    "With the price of fuel at never before seen levels, we know there are
many Winnipeggers trying to figure out if it's better to fly or drive this
summer," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Guest
Experience and Marketing. "These new fuel prices are hard on everyone and, as
an airline that cares about its guests, we wanted to do our part to help keep
their summer vacation plans on track.
    "This seat sale also represents a way for us to thank those loyal
Winnipeggers who have been with us a long time," continued Mr. Cummings. "This
sale represents savings of at least 67 per cent off of our regular fares so we
hope lots of people can take advantage of this great offer."
    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 this fare are limited. New bookings only;
100 per cent non-refundable. Offer combinable with other fares. All fares
shown are one-way. No advance purchase required. Applicable taxes, fees and
fuel surcharge are extra. Visit westjet.com for more information.
    $39 fare - This offer is only available for purchase on Monday, July 7,
and Tuesday, July 8, 2008, for travel until September 30, 2008, in both
directions between Winnipeg and Regina or between Winnipeg and Saskatoon.
Seats at this fare are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
    $69 fare - This offer is only available for purchase on Monday, July 7,
and Tuesday, July 8, 2008, for travel until September 30, 2008, in both
directions between Winnipeg and Hamilton. Seats at this fare are limited so
book early to avoid disappointment.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 49-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet
pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom and
leather seats on its modern fleet of 75 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft,
and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu. With future confirmed
deliveries for an additional 46 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013,
WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.





For further information:

For further information: WestJet, Media Relations, Gillian Bentley,
1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397), Email: gbentley@westjet.com, Website:
www.westjet.com


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