WestJet gives thanks for record number of guests

    Good news is a rare bird this Thanksgiving

    CALGARY, Oct. 10 /CNW/ - WestJetters gave thanks for the record number of
guests that chose to fly their airline today. The airline set a new single-day
record with 46,757 guests planning to travel throughout its North American and
Caribbean network leading into this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
    "With all the bad news stories out there, we want to share our good news
that a record number of guests have chosen to fly with us this Thanksgiving,"
said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Guest Experience and
Marketing. "This is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate our exceptional
guest experience and the value of flying WestJet. We are thankful that we are
able to bring so many people together with their friends and family this
holiday weekend."
    Bob Cummings added, "These good news stories are possible because of our
hard-working and dedicated team of WestJetters who take great care of our
guests and each other."

    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 TV. 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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