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More service to the Valley of the Sun

WestJet launches new daily non-stop service between Toronto and Phoenix

CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet will launch new daily non-stop service between Toronto and Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday October 26, 2014.

"Already a popular destination from Western Canada, we are delighted to offer even more non-stop service to the Valley of the Sun," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. "With hundreds of golf courses, countless world-class conference and convention facilities, and of course the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Arizona is a must for Canadians looking to escape the winter cold."

Details of WestJet's new daily Phoenix service are as follows:

Flight Departure Arrival Type
WS 1198 Toronto 10 a.m. Phoenix at 11:51 a.m. Non-stop
WS 1199 Phoenix at 12:40 p.m. Toronto at 7:41 p.m. Non-stop

One-way fares are available starting at:

Departing Arriving Air transportation charges (ATC) Taxes, fees
and charges
price from
Base fare from Other ATC
Toronto Phoenix $129 $7.50 $88.04 $224.54*CAD
Phoenix Toronto $133 $8.63 $31.75 $173.38*CAD

*Some restrictions apply. Please see for full details. Actual fare from Phoenix to Toronto may vary slightly due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates.

Roughly 750,000 Canadians visit Arizona every year and about one-quarter of those visitors are from Ontario, drawn by unbeatable weather and plenty of leisure activities. The Phoenix Sky Harbour International Airport is one of largest hubs for WestJet partner American Airlines, with access to more than 300 flights daily.

WestJet Vacations offers a variety of accommodation options in Arizona including hotels, resorts and condos, designed to suit every budget. For example, book a seven-night stay at the Chaparral Suite Resort in Scottsdale in a one-bedroom suite with full cooked- to-order breakfast daily from $999 (taxes included).

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 Brands of the Year (Strategy magazine)
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)
2014/2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine)
2013 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)

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