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WestJet Says, "Why Drive Hamilton?" With Sizzlin' Seat Sale

Two-day $69 seat sale for Hamilton-Winnipeg

CALGARY, July 6 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced a two-day $69
seat sale for flights between Hamilton and Winnipeg. Guests can take advantage
of these fares by booking on July 7 and 8, 2008, for travel until September
30, 2008.
"With the price of fuel at never before seen levels, we know there are
many Hamiltonians trying to figure out if it's better to fly or drive this
summer," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Guest
Experience and Marketing. "These new fuel prices are hard on everyone and, as
an airline that cares about its guests, we wanted to do our part to help keep
their summer vacation plans on track.
"Hamilton has been a great city for us and we are here to stay,"
continued Mr. Cummings. "This seat sale represents a 67 per cent savings off
our regular fares and is a way for us to thank those loyal Hamiltonians who
have been with us a long time."
All fares are available online at, by calling WestJet at
1-800-538-5696 or through a travel agent.
The small print: Seats at this fare are limited. New bookings only; 100
per cent non-refundable. Offer combinable with other fares. All fares shown
are one-way. No advance purchase required. Applicable taxes, fees and fuel
surcharge are extra. Visit for more information.
$69 fare - This offer is only available for purchase on Monday, July 7,
and Tuesday, July 8, 2008, for travel until September 30, 2008, in both
directions between Hamilton and Winnipeg. Seats at this fare are limited so
book early to avoid disappointment.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 49-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet
pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom and
leather seats on its modern fleet of 75 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft,
and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu. With future confirmed
deliveries for an additional 46 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013,
WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.