WestJet Adds Daily Routes to Several Destinations

    WestJet to provide daily flights from Vancouver to several destinations
    to fill gap left by Harmony Airways

    CALGARY, April 12 /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) (WestJet) is
pleased to add daily flights from Vancouver, British Columbia to several
destinations in response to increased demand for additional flights after
Harmony Airways' announcement to cease operations to these popular
    Daily non-stop service from Vancouver will commence on the following
dates to the following destinations:

    -   April 28, 2007 to Las Vegas, Nevada

    -   May 14, 2007 to Toronto, Ontario (totalling six flights every
        business day)

    -   November 4, 2007 to Honolulu, Hawaii

    -   November 4, 2007 to Maui (Kahului), Hawaii

    -   November 4, 2007 to Palm Springs, California

    "WestJet is committed to ensuring guests have affordable and flexible
travel opportunities to reach their chosen destination," said Bob Cummings,
Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing, WestJet. "We
recognize travellers' flight choices and flexibility were compromised after
Harmony Airways announced ceasing their operations and flights to these
locations. We are pleased to be able to provide additional frequencies to
these specific destinations to ensure guests have more options when booking
their trips. As we grow our fleet from 65 to 70 aircraft by year end 2007, we
are continually assessing where to put this capacity to meet the needs of
Canadian travellers."

    WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service
throughout its 35-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's
most admired corporate culture in 2005 and 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost
high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its
modern fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback
television provided by Bell ExpressVu on the majority of its fleet, WestJet
strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

For further information:

For further information: WestJet, Media Relations, Gillian Bentley,
(403) 444-2615, Website: www.westjet.com

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