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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - WestJet marks another milestone, takes delivery of its 100th Boeing 737 Next-Generation aircraft/

CALGARY, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - December 7, 2012. Media are welcome to join WestJetters as they celebrate delivery of the airline's 100th Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012, at the WestJet hangar in Calgary.

What: WestJet takes delivery of its 100th Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft
When: Friday, December 7, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. MST
Where: WestJet hangar, 21 Aerial Place NE, Calgary

Media notes:

  • With this delivery, WestJet now has 100 aircraft and all are Boeing Next-Generation 737s.
  • This aircraft is from Boeing and is part of our 737 jet fleet. It has nothing to do with WestJet Encore, which will launch in the second half of 2013 using Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft.

About WestJet
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 81 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet has pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 8,700 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft with future confirmed deliveries for an additional 35 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft through 2018 and plans to launch a low-cost regional airline in 2013, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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