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Media Advisory - WestJet celebrates 10 years of service to Grande Prairie
Canada NewsWire

CALGARY, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - Today marks the 10th anniversary of WestJet service to the people of Grande Prairie and surrounding area.

Ken Miller, WestJet's Grande Prairie station manager, will be available for media interviews about the anniversary between 9 and 9:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at the WestJet counter at Grande Prairie Airport. Media are advised that due to prior commitments surrounding anniversary celebrations, this is Ken's only opportunity on Wednesday to conduct interviews.

Visual media are advised that the best time to visit the airport for stills or footage is at 1:30 p.m., when guests for the 3:10 flight to Edmonton will begin checking in. The check-in counters have been decorated to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the base.

    Date:      Wednesday, September 9, 2009

    Time:      Between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m.

    Location:  WestJet counter, Grande Prairie Airport

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 66-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 81 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 54 aircraft through 2016, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.