CALGARY, Dec. 8 /CNW/ - WestJet launches new, non-stop service between Ottawa and Las Vegas from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:45 p.m. ET.
Richard Bartrem, WestJet Vice-President, Communications and Community Relations, will be on hand to entertain guests in a Vegas-inspired celebration of today's inaugural flight and to answer questions from the media, in English and in French.
Note to Ottawa media
Media representatives are invited to join Richard on Thursday, December 9, 2010, for the launch of this inaugural flight at the WestJet check-in counters located on the departures level at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport at 2:00 p.m. ET.
WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 71-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 91 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 44 aircraft through 2017, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
About WestJet Vacations
Launched in 2006, WestJet Vacations provides guests with a wide selection of vacation packages to popular vacation destinations in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's friendly employees, extensive network and solid value proposition, WestJet Vacations offers guests a fun, friendly and caring vacation experience.
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For further information: For further information: Media contact: Robert Palmer, Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397), email: [email protected]