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Media Advisory - WestJet launches daily service to Whitehorse

CALGARY, May 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Media are welcome to join WestJet guests today as the airline launches daily service to Whitehorse as part of its 2012 summer schedule.

Media representatives are invited to WestJet's domestic check-in counters at Vancouver International Airport for a festive celebration and media interviews at 5 p.m. PDT.

WestJet is eager to bring travellers to Whitehorse, Yukon's shining star. As the land of the midnight sun, Whitehorse is a Canadian treasure. Whitehorse becomes WestJet's 75th destination and one of five cities joining the airline's North American and Caribbean network this season.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 76-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 98 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 37 aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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