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WestJet Airlines Ltd. - Fly from the City in the Country to the Mexican Riviera
Canada NewsWire
    WestJet introduces new seasonal non-stop service from Abbotsford to
    Puerto Vallarta

CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that it will fly from Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta as part of its winter schedule. The brand new seasonal non-stop service will begin in November.

"Whether you're looking for a winter siesta or an adventure, Puerto Vallarta is a great winter getaway. The new service is going to make it easier than ever for people in the Fraser Valley and the surrounding area to enjoy this popular destination on the Pacific coast of Mexico," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "With the convenient departure schedule, guests can have a relaxing breakfast in B.C. knowing that they will have time for an appetizing walk on a Mexican beach before dinner."

Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop service between Abbotsford and Puerto Vallarta, starting November 7, 2009.

    Abbotsford - Puerto Vallarta (Saturdays)
    Introductory fares starting at $209 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    Flight                               Departure      Arrival
    Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta        10 a.m.        4:43 p.m.
    Puerto Vallarta to Abbotsford        5:45 p.m.      8:51 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 $1,037. 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.