CALGARY, Jan. 10 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today commented on the
decision handed down by the Canadian Transportation Agency regarding the
The decision mandates that Canadian air carriers operating a domestic air
service provide free seating for certain persons with disabilities. Those who
require an attendant or an extra seat to accommodate a disability are to be
entitled to the additional seat without charge.
WestJet remains committed to providing excellent service to all their
guests, including guests with disabilities. The scope of this decision is long
and complex. Once WestJet has had an opportunity to fully review and evaluate
the decision, they will comment further.
WestJet is Canada's leading low-cost, high-value airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 44-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005 and 2006, WestJet
pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats
on its modern fleet of 70 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.
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For further information: WestJet, Media Relations, Gillian Bentley,
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