Welcome aboard the WestJet Fanwagon!

Airline rolls out new way to surprise fans of the Toronto Blue Jays

CALGARY, April 13, 2016 /CNW/ - WestJet hits the streets of Toronto today with the WestJet Fanwagon, an exciting new program for fans of the Toronto Blue Jays.  

Prior to select home games this season, the WestJet Fanwagon will transport lucky fans to Rogers Centre to enjoy the game from the spectacular WestJet Flight Deck as well as give them a promo code for a discount on a future WestJet flight to New York, Boston or Tampa. 

"We've loved having the opportunity to treat Blue Jays fans to amazing experiences in our WestJet Plus Suite and our WestJet Flight Deck at Rogers Centre," said Corey Evans, WestJet's Manager of Sponsorship, Community Investment and Experiential Marketing. "This season, we're excited to hit the road with a brand new way to make a fan's dream come true. We can't wait to see the expressions on people's faces when our WestJet Fanwagon pulls up and invites them to the WestJet Flight Deck at Rogers Centre as guests of WestJet."

Fans are invited to follow #WestJetFanwagon on twitter to find out where the WestJet Fanwagon will be on select home game days. For more information on the WestJet Fanwagon, please visit the WestJet blog.

A proud sponsor of the Toronto Blue Jays since 2012, WestJet continues to work with the club to enhance the guest experience for fans of Canada's only major league baseball team.

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's highest-rated airline for customer service, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. We offer scheduled service to 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 150 destinations in more than 20 countries. Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacations packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods  ̶  even on seat sales. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit westjet.com.  

Recent recognition includes:
2015/2011/2010/2008/2007/2006/2005 Canada's Most Admired Corporate Culture (Waterstone Human Capital)
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
2015/2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (MoneySense magazine)
2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in the Canada's Choice ranking (RewardsCanada.ca)
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (Rank #20)
2014 Brands of the Year (Strategy magazine)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)
2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2014/2013/2012/2011 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)

Connect with WestJet on Facebook at facebook.com/westjet
Follow WestJet on Twitter at twitter.com/westjet
Subscribe to WestJet on YouTube at youtube.com/westjet
Read the WestJet blog at blog.westjet.com


Image with caption: "The WestJet Fanwagon takes to the streets of Toronto to offer fans of the Toronto Blue Jays a ride to a home game and the opportunity to enjoy the action from the WestJet Flight Deck. (CNW Group/WestJet)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160413_C2625_PHOTO_EN_664941.jpg

For further information: To contact WestJet media relations, please email media@westjet.com.


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