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Media Advisory: WestJet to make special announcement in Calgary

CALGARY, AB, Oct. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Next week media are invited to join WestJet in-person in Calgary or virtually via Teams Live for a major announcement on the airline's premium traveller strategy and commitment to its home hub in Calgary.

"Our airline has made considerable investments into our premium and loyalty strategy with the launch of our 787 Dreamliners and the refinement of our fleet," said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. "As we move forward we continue to focus on the needs and expectations of frequent flyers and premium travellers as we look to strengthen our position from our home hub in Calgary."

What: WestJet Announcement

When: Week of Oct. 26, 2020

Where: Calgary and Teams Live

RSVP: Media are asked to please RSVP with their preference for a live or virtual event by email only to no later than Friday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. MT . Event details will be provided once RSVPs are received.

About WestJet  
Since the start of the pandemic the WestJet Group of Companies has built a layered framework of safety measures to ensure Canadians can continue to travel safely and responsibly through the airline's Safety Above All hygiene program. During this time, WestJet has maintained its status as one of the top-10 on-time airlines in North America as named by Cirium. 

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Recent recognition includes: 
2019/2018/2017 Best Airline in Canada (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines) 
2019 Winner Among Mid-Sized Airlines in North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines) 
2019 Number-One Ranked Canadian Airline Loyalty Program in Member Engagement (Bond Brand Loyalty) 
2019/2018 Number-One-Ranked Airline Credit Card in Canada (Rewards Canada) 

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