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WestJet Set for Take-Off; Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge, Saint John and Deer Lake Start Today

Airline President Heads Home to Newfoundland on Inaugural Flight to Deer

CALGARY, May 14 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) commenced seasonal non-stop
service to three new destinations in Eastern Canada today. The cities of
Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge (Ontario), Saint John (New Brunswick), and Deer
Lake (Newfoundland and Labrador) bring WestJet's total destinations to 38 - 26
across Canada and 12 in the U.S. and Caribbean.
"These new destinations are very significant additions to WestJet's
network," says Sean Durfy, President of WestJet. "With the addition of
Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge, Saint John and Deer Lake, WestJet will fly to 13
cities in Western Canada and 13 cities in Eastern Canada, reinforcing that we
are a true national carrier. We are grateful for the overwhelming reception in
all three communities and look forward to becoming the airline of choice in
each city."
Sean Durfy will fly on the first flight to Deer Lake May 14, 2007. Just
30 minutes from his hometown of Corner Brook, N.L., WestJet's President will
speak to the local Board of Trade during his visit.
In celebration of these inaugural flights, WestJet is offering $49 fares
to and from Saint John and Toronto, and Deer Lake and Toronto. These fares
will be available for purchase between May 10 and 16 for travel by June 27,
2007. These fares are also available on WestJet's new city pairings of
Montreal and Halifax, and Montreal and Charlottetown. Visit for
flight schedules and more information.
The small print ($49 fares): This offer is available on selected flights
between Calgary and Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge, Toronto and Saint John,
Toronto and Deer Lake, Montreal and Halifax, and Montreal and Charlottetown
booked between May 10 and 16, 2007 for travel most days of the week by
June 27, 2007. Fares are valid for non-stop flights only. Seats at these fares
are limited and may not be available on all flights. New bookings only. 100
per cent non-refundable. Offer combinable with other fares. Flights may not
operate on certain days. All fares shown are one-way. No advance purchase
required. Taxes, fees and surcharges are extra where applicable.

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service
throughout its 38-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's
most admired corporate culture in 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost high-value
flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet
of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback television provided
by Bell ExpressVu on the majority of its fleet, WestJet strives to be the
number one choice for travellers.