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WestJet Investor Day webcast
Canada NewsWire

CALGARY, May 27 /CNW/ - WestJet will host an Investor Day in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday, May 28, 2009. Investors and analysts will hear about the airline's strategy and plans for future profitable and sustainable growth. Attendance is by invitation only; media, investors and interested members of the public are welcome to listen in via webcast. The presentations start at 9 a.m. MDT (11 a.m. EDT).

A webcast of the day's presentations will be available in the Investor Relations section of or at the following link:

    The presentation schedule is as follows:

    Time (MDT)
    9 a.m.       Opening remarks by Sean Durfy, President and CEO

    9:30 a.m.    Capacity management

    10 a.m.      Financial update: IFRS, fuel strategy, cash management and

    10:45 a.m.   Reservation system; airline partnerships

    11:15 a.m.   WestJet Vacations

    12 p.m.      People: culture, engagement and compensation

    1 p.m.       Building brand and loyalty

    1:30 p.m.    Operations update

    2 p.m.       Executive team panel

    2:45 p.m.    Closing remarks

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 and leather seats on its modern fleet of 79 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft and live seatback television provided by Bell TV. 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.