Victoria is off to Vegas, baby!

    WestJet commences non-stop service to Las Vegas from Vancouver Island

    CALGARY, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - WestJet today commenced new seasonal non-stop
service between Victoria and Las Vegas with the departure of the inaugural
flight today. This new non-stop flight will operate three times weekly on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
    "Vancouver Island has been very supportive of WestJet's growth and we are
thrilled to be starting service from Victoria to Las Vegas," said Bob
Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "It's
proving extremely popular, not only with guests who enjoy the excitement of
the casinos, but with people who go to Vegas for the fabulous entertainment
and shopping. We hope the people of Victoria take advantage of these flights
to ensure future seasonal service."
    WestJet Vacations offers 23 properties in Las Vegas, including the entire
MGM Mirage family of resorts, and offers guests a complete and enjoyable
travel experience.
    Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop
service between Victoria and Las Vegas:

    Starting September 9, 2008
    Victoria - Las Vegas (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays)
    Flight                          Departure                  Arrival
    From Victoria - WS1510          3:20 p.m.                  5:58 p.m.
    From Las Vegas - WS961          11:05 a.m.                 2:01 p.m.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 51-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 76 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft,
and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu. With future confirmed
deliveries for an additional 45 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013,
WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

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