WestJet launches service to San Diego and San Francisco

    Airline begins new seasonal service from Calgary to San Diego and San
    Francisco this week

    CALGARY, June 1 /CNW/ - WestJet will launch new seasonal non-stop service
from Calgary to its two newest U.S. destinations this week. Service to San
Diego begins today, with service to San Francisco launching on Tuesday, June
    "San Diego and San Francisco are beautiful places to visit and we're very
pleased to be back giving our guests non-stop seasonal service to these
fabulous destinations," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of
Guest Experience and Marketing. "They also represent the latest steps in the
expansion of our 55-city network and the ongoing focus on our strategic goals
and objectives as an airline."
    Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop
service, starting June 1, 2009.

    Calgary - San Diego (three times weekly starting June 1, 2009)
    Introductory fares starting at $165 (taxes and surcharges extra)
    Flight                                     Departure             Arrival
    From Calgary - WS860                       10:30 a.m.          12:50 p.m.
    From San Diego - WS861                      1:35 p.m.           5:45 p.m.

    Calgary - San Francisco (three times weekly starting June 2, 2009)
    Introductory fares starting at $125 (taxes and surcharges extra)
    Flight                                     Departure             Arrival
    From Calgary - WS862                       10:35 a.m.          12:26 p.m.
    From San Francisco - WS863                  1:15 p.m.           4:45 p.m.

    This announcement is part of WestJet's enhanced summer schedule, which
also included the addition of two other new destinations: Sydney, N.S., and
Yellowknife, as well as the return of seasonal summer service from Calgary to
New York (via Newark) and increased frequency in its existing network.
    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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