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WestJet announces more non-stop service to Orlando

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

"Orlando offers everything you could ask for in a sun destination: theme parks, great shopping and 176 golf courses," said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning. "We're excited to offer additional flights to Orlando - the ideal destination for families."

WestJet will add additional service with flights departing Tuesdays. This is in addition to existing weekly service on Saturdays. Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new service from February 15 to April 26, 2011:

Hamilton - Orlando (weekly February 15 to April 26, 2011)

Flight Departure Arrival
From Hamilton (WS1962) 3:00 p.m. 5:42 p.m.
From Orlando (WS1261) 11:30 a.m. 2:03 p.m.

One-way fares, available in both directions on non-stop flights only, are available from $169 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 $539, 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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