Arriba!! Toronto is off to Mexico!!

         Airline to fly five times a week between Toronto and Cancun

    CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will begin new
non-stop seasonal service from Toronto to Cancun five times per week beginning
this December.
    WestJet already flies from Toronto to a dozen U.S. and Caribbean sun
destinations on a scheduled or charter basis. However, this is the first time
the airline has flown between Toronto and Mexico.
    "Historically, many Torontonians and southern Ontarians have chosen
southeastern sun destinations such as Florida, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the
Dominican Republic for their winter vacations," said Chris Avery, WestJet
Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "We think flying WestJet to Mexico,
and Cancun in particular, will be every bit as popular."
    The schedule details of WestJet's seasonal non-stop service from Toronto
to Cancun, effective December 7, 2009, are as follows.

    Toronto - Cancun (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays)

    Introductory fares starting at $179 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    Flight                   Departure        Arrival
    Toronto to Cancun        10 a.m.          1:18 p.m.
    Cancun to Toronto        2:15 p.m.        7:10 p.m.

    This announcement is part of WestJet's new, expanded service from 17
Canadian cities to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. It is
also part of WestJet's flight schedule for the winter of 2009-2010, which will
be announced in full in July.
    WestJet offers a number of unique products and experiences for travel to
Mexico. Guests have the choice of purchasing a convenient vacation package
through WestJet Vacations or booking a flight. Vacation packages and air-only
prices are fair and transparent. WestJet's liberal baggage allowances,
comfortable leather seats and live seatback television are a great start to
any trip. Under the WestJet Care-antee, the airline is committed to doing
right by its guests, as evidence by WestJet's treatment of guests during last
winter's severe weather. WestJet's financial strength gives guests peace of
mind, while enabling the airline to continue to increase service to the
communities it operates in.
    More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced winter schedule to
Mexico and low introductory fares is available at Seats are
available for sale immediately and can be booked online at or
through travel agents.
    WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for all of
WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Mexico starting at
$1,153. For more information, visit Guests should also
watch for WestJet Vacations early booking bonuses where they can get more and
save money when they book early.

    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:

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890