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WestJet welcomes Mesa, Arizona, to its growing network

Canada's low-fare leader adds more service to the Arizona desert 

CALGARY, Nov. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will begin serving Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Calgary and Edmonton starting January 19, 2017. Seats will be available for purchase by calling WestJet at 1-888-937-8538 (1-888-WESTJET) and through travel agencies as of 12 p.m. MST on Monday, November 21, and on as of 12 p.m. MST on Tuesday, November 22.

"We are proud of our expanding network of more than 100 cities in over 20 countries, and our reputation as an established, trusted brand with more than two decades of service to Canadians," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. "We have provided hundreds of thousands of our guests with non-stop service between Canada and Phoenix since 2004, and now look forward to bringing low fares and our signature brand of caring, friendly service to our second destination in Arizona."

Details of WestJet's new non-stop service to Mesa, Arizona:





Calgary – Mesa

Three times weekly

Thursday, Friday, Sunday

January 19, 2017

Edmonton – Mesa

Once weekly


January 21, 2017


WestJet is also offering deals on destinations across Canada, the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe as part of a system-wide Black Friday sale until November 25, 2016. For more information, please visit

WestJet Vacations provides guests with affordable, reliable and easy-to-book travel experiences to 65 destinations in 21 countries, including the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Mexico and United States. Leveraging WestJet's extensive network and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations offers guests a great flight schedule and a wide variety of hotel and resort options to create fun and affordable vacation experiences in Arizona and across the WestJet network. 

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's most trusted airline, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. WestJet, and our regional airline, WestJet Encore, offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 150 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 vacations 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:
2016 Canada's Most Trusted Airline (Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria)
2016 Canada's most reputable company for Corporate Social Responsibility (Reputation Institute)
2016/2015/2014/2013/2012 Ranked top three for Canadian Brands (Canadian Business Magazine)
2016/2015/2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (MoneySense magazine)
2015/2011/2010/2008/2007/2006/2005 Canada's Most Admired Corporate Culture (Waterstone Human Capital)
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)

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