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WestJet applauds Canada-European Union air transport agreement

CALGARY, Dec. 9 /CNW/ - WestJet today commented on the successful
conclusion of the Canada-European Union air transport agreement.
"We are pleased to see the successful conclusion of this agreement, which
will provide benefit to WestJet as more people will have access to our
award-winning guest experience," said Sean Durfy, President and CEO.
"As we move forward, we hope the government will ensure a level playing
field for all competitors," continued Mr. Durfy. "As part of this, we have
long felt that the government needs to carry out an overall cohesive and
consultative review of the taxes and fees charged to the travelling public in
Canada to ensure a healthy and competitive operating environment."

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 51-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008,
WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom
and leather seats on its modern fleet of 76 Boeing Next-Generation 737
aircraft, and live seatback television provided by Bell TV. With future
confirmed deliveries for an additional 45 aircraft, bringing its fleet to
121 by 2013, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.