WestJet launches service to and from Sydney, NS

    Airline makes inaugural return flight from Toronto to Sydney, Nova Scotia

    CALGARY, May 5 /CNW/ - WestJet began non-stop, seasonal service between
Toronto and Sydney, NS, today. As part of its enhanced summer schedule, the
airline will fly three times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday).
    "Service to Sydney gives over 100,000 people access to our 55-city
network," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Guest
Experience and Marketing. "We're excited to offer Cape Bretoners access to the
more than 60 flights that depart Toronto each day. There are so many sights
and wonderful things to do in Cape Breton that we are confident this new
service will be well received."
    Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop
service, starting May 5, 2009.

    Sydney - Toronto (three times weekly, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday)
    Flight                     Departure       Arrival
    From Sydney - WS475        11 a.m.         12:33 p.m.
    From Toronto - WS426       7:10 a.m.       10:26 a.m.

    This announcement is part of WestJet's enhanced summer schedule, which
also includes the addition of three other new destinations: Yellowknife, San
Diego and San Francisco, as well as increased frequency in its existing
network. More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced summer schedule
and low introductory fares is available at westjet.com.

    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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