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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - WestJet Boeing 737 MAX tour and interview/

CALGARY, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the WestJet campus in Calgary as Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice President, Commercial, introduces Canada's first Boeing 737 MAX.  

WHAT: WestJet Boeing MAX tour and interview

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

11:15 a.m.  Media meets at welcome desk
11:30 a.m.  Meet the Boeing MAX and photo opportunities
11:45 a.m.  Media interviews with Ed Sims WestJet EVP, Commercial
12:30 p.m.  Aircraft departs hangar.                 

WHERE: WestJet campus, 22 Aerial Place NE, Calgary, Alberta. Please park in Orange Lot across from visitor parking if the lot is full.

RSVP: It would be appreciated if you could please RSVP to 

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2017/2016 Canada's Most Trusted Airline (Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria)
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