January 11, 2008 16:55 ET

CLARIFICATION: WestJet Comments on Canadian Transportation Agency Decision

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 11, 2008) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) commented on the decision handed down by the Canadian Transportation Agency regarding the one-passenger-one-fare application.

The decision mandates that WestJet, Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz adopt a one-person-one-fare policy for persons with severe disabilities who travel within Canada by air.

WestJet remains committed to providing excellent service to all their guests, including guests with disabilities. The scope of this decision is long and complex. Once WestJet has had an opportunity to fully review and evaluate the decision, they will comment further.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading low-cost, high-value airline offering scheduled service throughout its 44-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005 and 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 70 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu on the majority of its fleet, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

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