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WestJet Airlines Ltd. - Hamiltonians off to Mexico this winter!
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Airline announces new seasonal non-stop service from Hamilton to Cancun

CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will begin new non-stop seasonal service from Hamilton to Cancun beginning this November.

"We're very pleased to offer the hard-working people of Hamilton the chance to visit Cancun and the beautiful Mayan Riviera," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President of Revenue and Planning. "With new non-stop service, you can leave Hamilton after lunch and be in Cancun in time to have dinner on the beach."

The schedule details of WestJet's new seasonal non-stop service from Hamilton to Cancun, effective November 7, 2009, are as follows.

    Hamilton - Cancun (Saturdays)
    Introductory fares starting at $169 (taxes and navigational surcharges
    Flight                               Departure                   Arrival
    Hamilton to Cancun                    3:30 p.m.                 6:35 p.m.
    Cancun to Hamilton                    7:35 p.m.                12:19 a.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 $1,134. 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.