WestJet Vice-President of Sales Duncan Bureau relocating to Toronto

CALGARY, June 23 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that Duncan Bureau, WestJet Vice-President of Sales, will be relocating to Toronto effective August 1, 2010. With this move, WestJet will have a senior sales presence in Toronto to enhance the airline's support for the travel trade and corporate Canada.

"Since he joined WestJet in April 2002, Duncan Bureau and his team have worked tirelessly to grow our relationships with the travel trade and corporate Canada," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Marketing and Sales. "With WestJet's continued expansion into the business and corporate markets, this move reflects how much WestJet values the travel trade and our corporate relationships in Central Canada. By having Duncan Bureau in Ontario, we will be better able to nurture these relationships for our mutual success."

"WestJet continues to enhance our schedule for business travellers and expand our network through strategic airline partnerships," continued Bob Cummings. "The WestJet Frequent Guest Program and upcoming conveniences, such as including refundability in certain fares, will also significantly improve our value proposition to business travellers."

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 68-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, 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 88 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 47 aircraft through 2016, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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