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WestJet Airlines Ltd. - From the Port of Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
Canada NewsWire
    Airline announces new seasonal non-stop service from Vancouver to
    Puerto Vallarta

CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will begin new non-stop seasonal service twice weekly from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta beginning December 8, 2009.

WestJet also has twice-weekly non-stop seasonal service from Vancouver to Cancun and Cabo San Lucas and weekly to Mazatlan.

"We're very pleased to offer Vancouverites a fourth destination to visit in Mexico," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "Mazatlan, Cancun and Cabo San Lucas are very popular with our guests from the lower mainland, and we're sure they're going to enjoy flying to Puerto Vallarta on WestJet just as much."

The schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop service, effective December 8, 2009 are as follows.

    Vancouver - Puerto Vallarta (Tuesdays and Fridays)

    Introductory fares starting at $209 (taxes and navigational
    surcharges extra)
    Flight                               Departure         Arrival
    Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta         9:45 a.m.         4:29 p.m.
    Puerto Vallarta to Vancouver         5:20 p.m.         8:39 p.m.

This announcement is part of WestJet's new, expanded service from 17 Canadian cities to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. It is also part of WestJet's flight schedule for the winter of 2009-2010, which will be announced in full in July.

WestJet offers a number of unique products and experiences for travel to Mexico. Guests have the choice of purchasing a convenient vacation package through WestJet Vacations or booking a flight. Vacation packages and air-only prices are fair and transparent. WestJet's liberal baggage allowances, comfortable leather seats and live seatback television are a great start to any trip. Under the WestJet Care-antee, the airline is committed to doing right by its guests, as evidence by WestJet's treatment of guests during last winter's severe weather. WestJet's financial strength gives guests peace of mind, while enabling the airline to continue to increase service to the communities it operates in.

More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced winter schedule to Mexico and low introductory fares is available at Seats are available for sale immediately and can be booked online at or through travel agents.

WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for all of WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Mexico starting at $1,042. For more information, visit Guests should also watch for WestJet Vacations early booking bonuses where they can get more and save money when they book early.

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.