WestJet Airlines Ltd. - Saskatoon trades snow castles for Mexican sand castles

    WestJet flies from Saskatoon to Cancun, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta this

    CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will fly three new
non-stop seasonal routes from Saskatoon to Cancun, Mazatlan and Puerto
Vallarta beginning in December 2009.
    "If our guests in Saskatoon ever need a break from the cold this winter,
they'll have three sunny Mexican destinations to choose from," said Chris
Avery, WestJet Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "With convenient
Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning departures, guests can explore the Mayan
Riviera, hit the beautiful beaches of Mexico, and swim in the Caribbean Sea or
Pacific Ocean by the afternoon."
    The schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop routes from
Saskatoon to Mexico, starting December 10, 2009, are as follows.

    Saskatoon - Mazatlan (Thursdays starting December 10, 2009)
    Introductory fares starting at $209 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    Flight                         Departure      Arrival
    Saskatoon to Mazatlan          10:15 a.m.     1:46 p.m.
    Mazatlan to Saskatoon          2:40 p.m.      8:20 p.m.

    Saskatoon - Puerto Vallarta (Fridays staring December 11, 2009)
    Introductory fares starting at $229 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    Flight                         Departure      Arrival
    Saskatoon to Puerto Vallarta   8 a.m.         12:47 p.m.
    Puerto Vallarta to Saskatoon   1:40 p.m.      6:36 p.m.

    Saskatoon - Cancun (Saturdays starting December 12, 2009)
    Introductory fares starting at $249 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    Flight                         Departure      Arrival
    Saskatoon to Cancun            8:20 a.m.      1:23 p.m.
    Cancun to Saskatoon            2:10 p.m.      7:52 p.m.

    This announcement is part of WestJet's new, expanded service from 17
Canadian cities to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. It is
also part of WestJet's flight schedule for the winter of 2009-2010, which will
be announced in full in July.
    WestJet offers a number of unique products and experiences for travel to
Mexico. Guests have the choice of purchasing a convenient vacation package
through WestJet Vacations or booking a flight. Vacation packages and air-only
prices are fair and transparent. WestJet's liberal baggage allowances,
comfortable leather seats and live seatback television are a great start to
any trip. Under the WestJet Care-antee, the airline is committed to doing
right by its guests, as evidence by WestJet's treatment of guests during last
winter's severe weather. WestJet's financial strength gives guests peace of
mind, while enabling the airline to continue to increase service to the
communities it operates in.
    More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced winter schedule to
Mexico and low introductory fares is available at westjet.com. Seats are
available for sale immediately and can be booked online at westjet.com or
through travel agents.
    WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for all of
WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Mexico starting at
$906. For more information, visit westjetvacations.com. Guests should also
watch for WestJet Vacations early booking bonuses where they can get more and
save money when they book early.

    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 Contacts: Robert Palmer, Media Relations,
telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397), e-mail: ropalmer@westjet.com

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