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WestJet launches new service to Cayo Coco
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Airline makes inaugural flight between Toronto and Cayo Coco today

CALGARY, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the launch of new, seasonal non-stop service between Toronto and Cayo Coco, Cuba. The inaugural flight departs Toronto's Pearson International Airport at 10:05 a.m. ET today.

"Cayo Coco is everything you can imagine in a tropical oasis," said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Strategy and Planning. "Peace and quiet, flawless white-sand beaches and an aquamarine ocean just begging to be enjoyed. The Caribbean is a popular choice for Canada's winter travellers, and Cayo Coco is now another superb option for our guests to see Cuba."

WestJet will fly between Toronto and Cayo Coco twice per week, each Wednesday and Saturday, as a seasonal charter operated by WestJet Vacations, until May 1, 2010.

Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new service.

From November 4, 2009 to May 1, 2010:

    Toronto - Cayo Coco (twice weekly until May 1, 2010)
    Flight                               Departure                   Arrival
    From Toronto - WS5004                10:05 a.m.                 1:45 p.m.
    From Cayo Coco - WS5005               2:45 p.m.                 6:14 p.m.

WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for most of WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Cayo Coco starting at $549, plus applicable fees and taxes, for air and seven nights, all-inclusive. For more information, call one of our WestJet Vacations Experience Specialists at 1-877-737-7001, your preferred travel agent or visit

WestJet flies non-stop from Toronto to some of the most beautiful sun destinations anywhere, including Cancun, Barbados, St. Lucia, Montego Bay, Nassau, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Fort Myers and Tampa. As part of its 2009-2010 winter schedule, WestJet is also adding non-stop service from Toronto to Holguin, Varadero, Cozumel, Miami, Freeport, Turks and Caicos, and St. Maarten. One-way fares for Bahamas destinations start at $99, for Mexico at $129 and for the rest of the Caribbean at $145, plus applicable fees and taxes.

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.

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