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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - WestJet to make new destination announcement/

CALGARY, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet invites members of the media to join airline executives, airport officials and elected federal, provincial and municipal government representatives for a new destination announcement at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

WHAT: New destination announcement by WestJet

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at 10 a.m. ADT

WHERE: Observation Deck, Halifax Stanfield International Airport, 1 Bell Blvd, Enfield, Nova Scotia

INTERVIEWS: Representatives from WestJet, all three levels of government, the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and other agencies.

NOTE TO MEDIA: Led by a piper, there will be a procession of dignitaries walking from the WestJet check-in counters located on the main level of the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and will proceed through the terminal to the elevators leading up to the Observation Desk. Media wishing to capture this process are asked to be at the WestJet check-in counters no later than 9:45 a.m.

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's most-preferred airline, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. We offer scheduled service to more than 90 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 120 destinations in more than 20 countries. Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacations packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods - even on seat sales. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit

Recent recognition includes:
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (Rank #20)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)
2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2013 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)
2013 Gold Stevie Award Best Transportation Company (American Business Awards)
2013 Chairman's Circle Award: WestJet Vacations (CPSC)
2014, 2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine)
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