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Media Advisory - Green is grand at opening of new WestJet Campus
Canada NewsWire

Airline celebrates grand opening of new $100-million, LEED-rated Campus

CALGARY, May 1 /CNW/ - WestJet's new $100 million Campus building will open its doors in style as Sean Durfy, WestJet's President and CEO, is joined by special guests and a passionate group of WestJet owners to celebrate this amazing milestone in the company's history.

    Date:        Monday, May 4, 2009

    Time:        Grand opening: 10:30 a.m.
                 Speeches and ribbon cutting: 11:00 a.m.
                 Mix and mingle: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Location:    WestJet Campus
                 22 Aerial Place NE
                 Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Home to all Calgary-based office WestJetters, the new Campus building was constructed in accordance with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design's Green Building Rating System™, which promotes buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live, work and play.

A fact sheet outlining many of the Campus building's features will be available at the event.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering scheduled service throughout its 55-city North American and Caribbean network. Named one of Canada's most admired corporate cultures in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its modern fleet of 79 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 42 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.