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WestJet announces new non-stop service to Orlando

Airline offers New Brunswickers a second sun destination this winter

CALGARY, Nov. 24 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced new seasonal non-stop service between Moncton and Orlando, beginning in February. 

"Amid Atlantic winters, we are proud to offer Moncton non-stop service to the heart of the sunshine state," said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning.

WestJet will fly between Moncton and Orlando weekly each Thursday. Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new service from February 17 to May 5, 2011:

Moncton - Orlando (February 17 to May 5, 2011)

Flight Departure      Arrival
From Moncton (WS1942)      4:05 p.m. 7:13 p.m.     
From Orlando (WS1041) 10:45 a.m. 3:12 p.m.

One-way fares, available in both directions on non-stop flights only, are available from $199 plus applicable taxes and fees.  Fares are available by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET (937-8538), your preferred travel agent or by visiting

WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for most of WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Orlando starting at $629, plus applicable fees and taxes, for air and seven nights accommodation. For more information, call one of our WestJet Vacations Experience Specialists at 1-877-737-7001, your preferred travel agent or visit

About WestJet
WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 71-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into 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 91 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 44 aircraft through 2017, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

About WestJet Vacations
Launched in 2006, WestJet Vacations provides guests with a wide selection of vacation packages to popular vacation destinations in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's friendly employees, extensive network and solid value proposition, WestJet Vacations offers guests a fun, friendly and caring vacation experience.

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