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January 17, 2007 08:30 ET

WestJet Announces Three New WestJet Cities in Eastern Canada and Enhanced Summer Schedule

Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge 'Ontario', Saint John 'New Brunswick', and Deer Lake 'Newfoundland and Labrador'.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 17, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced the introduction of seasonal non-stop service to three new destinations in Eastern Canada: Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge (Ontario), Saint John (New Brunswick), and Deer Lake (Newfoundland and Labrador) starting May 14, 2007. These new destinations are part of WestJet's enhanced summer schedule that also includes new non-stop flights from Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver, Ottawa, St. John's, Charlottetown and Montreal as well as increases in frequency in its existing network.

Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President Guest Experience and Marketing said, "We are pleased to welcome three new WestJet cities to our network. The addition of Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge, Saint John and Deer Lake brings our great guest experience to even more markets and allows us to meet the demand in these areas. Flying into new destinations in Eastern Canada provides guests with access to our ever-expanding network and allows us connectivity for growth. We are confident that our modern aircraft, low fares and award-winning guest service will be welcomed in these three cities."

Starting May 14, 2007, the airline will launch new seasonal non-stop service between the following cities:



Route Frequency
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Calgary - Kitchener-Waterloo-
Cambridge, O.N. (new WestJet destination) Daily
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Toronto - Saint John, N.B. (new WestJet city) Six times a week
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Toronto - Deer Lake, N.L. (new WestJet city) Six times a week
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Vancouver - Ottawa Daily
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Montreal - Charlottetown Daily
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Edmonton - Montreal (effective April 29) Daily
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Calgary - St John's, N.L. (effective June 27) Daily
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With effective dates beginning May 14, 2007 WestJet will also increase the number of departures in its existing route network. Enhanced summer routes include:



Route Frequency
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Calgary - Halifax Twice daily
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Calgary - London Twice daily
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Edmonton - Toronto Five times daily
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Edmonton - Abbotsford Three times daily
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Vancouver - Toronto Six times daily
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Toronto - Halifax Five times daily
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Toronto - St. John's Twice daily
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Edmonton - Comox (effective April 2) Once daily
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Vancouver - Las Vegas (effective April 29) Once daily
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Calgary - Comox (effective August 4) Three times daily
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Based on the success of WestJet's first international destination, WestJet will continue to fly to Nassau, Bahamas from Toronto once a week throughout the summer as well as Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers and Tampa and will continue daily service from Toronto to Las Vegas and Orlando.

More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced summer schedule and low introductory fares is available at westjet.com. Seats are available for sale immediately and can be booked online at westjet.com or through travel agents.

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 35-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 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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