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WestJet Celebrates First Anniversary in Saint John

Airline offers guests extra 10 per cent off any summer travel bookings
originating in Saint John

CALGARY, May 14 /CNW/ - In celebration of one year of service in Saint
John, WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced a four-day 10 per cent off anniversary
sale for Saint John guests booking summer travel. Guests can take advantage of
this promotion by booking flights originating from Saint John, New Brunswick,
between May 14 and May 17, 2008, for travel between May 14 and September 30,
2008, by using the promo code "YSJ1" when booking at The 10 per
cent off is on top of the lowest available fare, including seat sales.
"WestJet celebrates one year in Saint John today and we are excited to
commemorate with an anniversary inspired sale," said Bob Cummings, WestJet
Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "The people of Saint
John and surrounding area have been very supportive of WestJet and we are
pleased to offer this sale to thank Saint Johnners and encourage more guests
to give us a try.
"We like to encourage potential guests to try us out. After trial, over
90 per cent of new guests come back and recommend us to their family, friends
and associates. Our guests' word-of-mouth referrals are one of our most potent
marketing channels.
"Our pricing model has not changed since 1996, when we launched service
with a cost structure that allowed us to offer airfares below what had ever
been seen in the Canadian airline industry. The same cost structure advantage
is true today; WestJet is able to offer fares that are proven to increase our
market penetration."
This promotion is only available for bookings made online at
by using the promo code "YSJ1".
The small print: This offer is only available for purchase online at between May 14 and May 17, 2008 for travel until September 30,
2008. Offer valid on all regularly scheduled WestJet flights originating from
Saint John, New Brunswick only. Receive 10 per cent off the lowest available
fare when you enter the online promo code "YSJ1" on the first step of the
booking process at Discount is applied to WestJet's lowest
published fares on all flights within the booking. Discount cannot be used
towards the purchase of a WestJet gift certificate or WestJet Vacations
package. New bookings only. 100 per cent non-refundable. Flights may not
operate on certain days. All fares shown are one-way. Taxes, fees and
surcharges are extra where applicable.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 47-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. With increased legroom and leather seats
on its modern fleet of 74 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live
seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu, WestJet strives to be the
number one choice for travellers.