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Media Advisory - WestJet Encore Launch Event in Saskatoon

SASKATOON, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore, Canada's newest regional airline is launching June 24 and Saskatoon is on the radar.

Media are welcome to join our guests on Monday, June 24 as WestJet Encore lands in Saskatoon for the first time. Gregg Saretsky, President and CEO, WestJet will arrive on one of our brand new Bombardier Q400 aircraft to celebrate the launch of WestJet Encore, and he will have a few minutes to speak with the media about this exciting new endeavour.

If you would like to take part in this exclusive opportunity, please RSVP before noon on Monday, June 24 to Your RSVP ensures that you will receive an exclusive event pass to gate-side activities.

Date:    Monday, June 24
Time:    5:30 p.m. at the information desk in the main terminal
Location:   John G. Diefenbaker International Airport

What you can expect:

  • Access to WestJet President Gregg Saretsky and invited officials
  • Exclusive gate-side access to view WestJet Encore's new Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to more than 85 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,500 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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For further information:

Media contact:
Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397),