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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: WestJet's exclusive behind the scenes Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner tour/

CALGARY, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the WestJet campus in Calgary on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 to show their love for WestJet's new Dreamliner. Media will have exclusive pre-access to the aircraft along with interview opportunities with key spokespeople.

WestJet's Boeing Dreamliner Valentine's Day Show & Shine

Thursday, Feb. 14 from 8:15 a.m.10 a.m. MT
*Please dress for winter weather as the WestJet Hangar door will be open during the tour

Due to limited space, media are kindly requested to RSVP to
no later than Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. MT.

WestJet Campus (Main Lobby)
22 Aerial Place NE, Calgary, Alta.

8:15 a.m. MTMedia Check-in at Main Lobby
8:30 a.m. MTWelcome remarks from Ed Sims, WestJet's President and CEO
8:40 a.m. MT – Additional remarks from:

Jeff Martin, WestJet's Chief Operating Officer
Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet's Chief Commercial Officer
Louis Saint-Cyr, WestJet's Vice President Guest Experience and In-Flight Operations

9:00-9:30 a.m. MT Dreamliner Media Tour with Richard Bartrem, Vice President Marketing Communications (Photo & Video capture)

9:40-10 a.m. MT Media scrums with Jeff Martin, Arved Von Zur Muehlen, Louis Saint-Cyr, Richard Bartrem

10:00 a.m. MT Event concludes

Please park in Orange Lot across from visitor parking if the lot is full
*If you need to drop off equipment you can leave it with a media rep in the main lobby

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 Number-One-Ranked Airline Credit Card in Canada (Rewards Canada) 
2018 North America's Best Low-Cost Airline (Skytrax)
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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For further information: Media contacts: To contact WestJet media relations, please email