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WestJet announces service to the City of Roses
Canada Newswire

Airline launches seasonal service between Windsor, Ontario, and Calgary

CALGARY, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will begin seasonal service to and from Windsor, Ontario, effective May 31, 2010.

WestJet will fly between Windsor and Calgary once a day from May 31 to October 30, 2010. The outbound flight will leave Calgary at 10 a.m. MT and arrive in Windsor at 3:23 p.m. ET. The return flight leaves Windsor at 4:15 p.m. ET and arrives in Calgary at 6:14 p.m. MT, offering easy connections to many western Canadian cities including Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Abbotsford, Vancouver and Victoria.

One-way fares start as low as $129 per person, plus applicable fees and taxes, and are on sale now at or by calling our Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET or your preferred travel agent.

"We are very pleased to bring our world-class guest experience to the people of Windsor and southwestern Ontario," said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning. "Summertime is the peak period for visiting family and friends across Canada, and we know there are many families with relatives and friends in both Ontario and Alberta. With a daily non-stop flight, this is a great opportunity to plan a trip this summer!"

Windsor mayor and chair of the airport's board of directors, Eddie Francis, looks forward to the contribution WestJet will make to the community. "Our community has been waiting for the return of WestJet and we are absolutely thrilled that WestJet will be once again providing our community with direct access and service to Calgary," he said. "WestJet's commitment and loyal service to its customers complement our continued efforts at YQG to offer our residents and passengers premiere service."

Federica Nazzani is president and CEO of the Windsor International Airport. "The excitement is growing at YQG!," she said. "With the addition of WestJet's daily non-stop service to Calgary, our customers can access convenient, friendly, hassle-free service to more destinations in Canada and points beyond. The timing is perfect! With the addition of our new departure lounge and ongoing marketing efforts to put Windsor on the map, we will connect our guests to more business and leisure destinations, family and friends than ever before!"


About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 69-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into the Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, 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 87 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 48 aircraft through 2016, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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