Media Advisory - Green is grand at opening of new WestJet Campus

    Airline celebrates grand opening of new $100-million, LEED-rated Campus

    CALGARY, May 1 /CNW/ - WestJet's new $100 million Campus building will
open its doors in style as Sean Durfy, WestJet's President and CEO, is joined
by special guests and a passionate group of WestJet owners to celebrate this
amazing milestone in the company's history.

    Date:        Monday, May 4, 2009

    Time:        Grand opening: 10:30 a.m.
                 Speeches and ribbon cutting: 11:00 a.m.
                 Mix and mingle: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Location:    WestJet Campus
                 22 Aerial Place NE
                 Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Home to all Calgary-based office WestJetters, the new Campus building was
constructed in accordance with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Design's Green Building Rating System(TM), which promotes buildings that are
environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live, work and
    A fact sheet outlining many of the Campus building's features will be
available at the event.

    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 Contact: Robert Palmer, Media Relations,
telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397), e-mail:

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