WestJet launches new service to London, Ontario

    Airline begins new seasonal non-stop service from Halifax to southwestern

    CALGARY, May 19 /CNW/ - As part of an enhanced summer schedule, WestJet
today announced that it has launched seasonal non-stop service from Halifax to
London, Ontario.
    "The summer is a wonderful time of year to visit family and friends,"
said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Guest Experience and
Marketing. "We hope many Haligonians will take advantage of our competitive
fares, spacious and modern aircraft, and convenient schedule to do some
travelling during the warm summer months."
    The schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop service,
effective May 4, 2009, are as follows.

    Halifax - London (daily)

    Introductory fares starting at $79 (taxes and surcharges extra)
    Flight                      Departure                  Arrival
    From Halifax                8 a.m.                     9:23 a.m.
    From London                 8:15 p.m.                  11:19 p.m.

    This announcement is part of WestJet's enhanced summer schedule, which
also includes the addition of four new destinations: Sydney, N.S.,
Yellowknife, San Diego and San Francisco, as well as increased frequency in
its existing network. From Halifax, WestJet guests can fly or connect easily
to Hamilton, Montréal, Calgary, St. John's and Toronto.
    More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced summer schedule 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

    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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