WestJet Kicks Off New Year With Sale on Eastern Triangle Flights

    Airline offers one-way $20.08 fare for guests travelling between Toronto
    and Montreal or Ottawa

    CALGARY, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - In celebration of the New Year, WestJet (TSX:WJA)
today announced a two-day $20.08 New Year's airfare sale for guests travelling
within the eastern triangle. Guests travelling between Toronto and Montreal or
Ottawa, can take advantage of the $20.08 fare by booking on January 7 and
January 8, 2008 for travel until March 5, 2008.
    "We are excited to ring in the New Year with one of our fun, ever-popular
sales," said Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Guest
Experience and Marketing. "Compared to 2006, in 2007 we saw an increase of
30 per cent in the number of guests flying the eastern triangle. We estimate
we now have over 20 per cent of the eastern triangle market share. This is due
in large part to our exceptional guest experience delivered by our great
    "As we enter our twelfth year, we look forward to continuing our terrific
service and our fun, low-fare sales that celebrate our WestJet culture. These
sales encourage people who have not yet flown with WestJet to give us a try.
As a result, over 90 per cent of new guests become repeat guests and recommend
us to their friends and associates."
    WestJet will also offer guests $49 sale fares for travel until March 5,
2008, between Ottawa and Toronto and Montreal and Toronto, allowing guests
another opportunity to book low-fare flights.
    The small print: Seats at these fares are limited and may not be
available on all flights. New bookings only. 100 per cent non-refundable.
Offer combinable with other fares. Flights may not operate on certain days.
All fares shown are one-way. No advance purchase required. Taxes, fees and
surcharges are extra where applicable. Visit westjet.com for more information.
    $20.08 two-day fare - This offer is only available for purchase on
January 7 and 8, 2008 for travel until March 5, 2008 on selected flights most
days of week in both directions from Toronto to either Ottawa or Montreal.
This offer is combinable with our other low fares. Seats at these fares are
limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
    $49 Toronto-Ottawa/Montreal fare - This offer is available on selected
flights purchased between January 7 and 8, 2008 for travel most days of week
until Mach 5, 2008 between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. All fares are
combinable for round trip, including the two-day $20.08 seat sale.
    All fares are available online at westjet.com, by calling WestJet at
1-800-538-5696 or through a travel agent.

    About WestJet

    WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare 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
high-value 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.

For further information:

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

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