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WestJet reports on voting results from 2015 annual general meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA and WJA.A) (WestJet) announced today the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held Tuesday May 5, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta. The total number of shares represented by shareholders present in person and by proxy at the meeting was 61.2 million representing 48.5 per cent of WestJet's issued and outstanding Common Voting Shares and Variable Voting Shares.

The requisite number of shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including election of each of the eleven director nominees as follows:

Nominee # Votes
% Votes
# Votes
% Votes
Clive J. Beddoe 58,125,679 94.97% 3,079,701 5.03%
Hugh Bolton 59,127,279 96.60% 2,078,101 3.40%
Ron A. Brenneman 59,917,803 97.90% 1,287,577 2.10%
Antonio Faiola 59,232,624 96.78% 1,972,756 3.22%
Brett Godfrey 60,508,341 98.86% 697,039 1.14%
Allan W. Jackson 59,941,206 97.94% 1,264,174 2.06%
S. Barry Jackson 59,984,688 98.01% 1,220,692 1.99%
L. Jacques Ménard 59,968,028 97.98% 1,237,352 2.02%
L.M. (Larry) Pollock 56,629,003 92.52% 4,576,377 7.48%
Janice Rennie 58,536,638 95.64% 2,668,742 4.36%
Gregg Saretsky 58,981,626 96.37% 2,223,754 3.63%

Detailed voting results for the meeting are available under WestJet's profile on SEDAR at

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's most-preferred airline, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. We offer scheduled service to more than 90 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 120 destinations in more than 20 countries. Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacation packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods  ̶  even on seat sales. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit

Recent recognition includes:
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (Rank #20)
2014 Brands of the Year (Strategy magazine)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)
2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2014/2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine and
2014/2013/2012/2011 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)

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