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WestJet adds more flights to Mexico
Canada NewsWire
    Airline announces three times weekly seasonal non-stop service from
    Edmonton to Cancun

CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will offer non-stop seasonal service from Edmonton to Cancun three times weekly beginning this December.

WestJet also has weekly non-stop seasonal service from Edmonton to Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan, as well as twice-weekly to Puerto Vallarta.

"Edmontonians have shown us that they truly love to visit Mexico," said Chris Avery, WestJet's Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "They enjoy Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo, and we know they're going to love this increased non-stop seasonal service to Cancun and the Mayan Riviera."

The schedule details of WestJet's seasonal non-stop service from Edmonton to Cancun, effective December 8, 2009, are as follows:

    Edmonton - Cancun (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays)

    Introductory fares starting at $239 (taxes and navigational surcharges

    Flight                           Departure                       Arrival
    Edmonton to Cancun               10:40 a.m.                     5:08 p.m.
    Cancun to Edmonton                   6 p.m.                    11:17 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 $1,261. 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.