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Media Advisory - WestJet's Annual General Meeting and Boeing Dreamliner Special Event Media Availability

CALGARY, May 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the WestJet campus in Calgary on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to attend WestJet's Annual General Meeting and its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner special event. Media unable to attend in-person availabilities are also invited to join WestJet's media teleconference on Tuesday afternoon.


WestJet's Annual General Meeting and Boeing Dreamliner Special Event


Tuesday, May 8, 2018


WestJet Campus

22 Aerial Place NE, Calgary, Alb.

*Please park in Orange Lot across from visitor parking if the lot is full


Media are asked to please RSVP for in-person availability to no later than Monday, May 7 at 5:00 p.m. MT.


8:00 a.m. MTWestJet Quarterly Analysts' Conference Call
9:40 a.m. MTMedia check-in and registration at Campus Lobby
10:00 a.m. MT Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM)
11-11:10 a.m. MT In-person AGM media availability with Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO
12:00 p.m. MT Boeing 787 Dreamliner Special Event
12:15-12:25 p.m. MT In-person Boeing 787 Dreamliner availability with Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO
1-1:20 p.m. MT – AGM & Boeing 787 Dreamliner Media Teleconference



Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO

Richard Bartrem, WestJet VP, Marketing and Communications

Louis Saint-Cyr, WestJet VP, Guest Experience

Dial-in Numbers:

Canada/USA TF: 1-800-319-4610

Calgary Toll: +1-403-351-0324

Montreal Toll: +1-514-375-0364

Toronto Toll: +1-416-915-3239

International Toll: +1-604-638-5340


Media conference Webcast Link:

Media are asked to dial-in 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and request to join the 'WestJet Media Teleconference'.

About WestJet
Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships. WestJet Vacations offers affordable, flexible vacations to more than 60 destinations and the choice of more than 800 hotels, resorts, condos and villas. Members of the WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of flights and vacations packages to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods, and have access to Member Exclusive fares offering deals to WestJet destinations throughout our network and those of our partner airlines.

WestJet is proud to be recognized as Best Airline in Canada and Travellers' Choice winner – North America for 2017 and 2018 in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines. The airline was also named the Travellers' Choice Winner – Economy, North America, 2018. All awards are based on authentic reviews from the travelling public on TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. We are one of very few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook.

WestJet is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol WJA. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit

Recent recognition includes:
2018/2017 Best Airline in Canada and Travellers' Choice Winner Mid-Sized and Low Cost Airlines – North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2018 Travellers' Choice Winner – Economy, North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2018/2017/2016 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)

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