November 07, 2007 08:25 ET

WestJet Appoints Sean Durfy to Its Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sean Durfy, President and CEO of WestJet, to its Board of Directors.

Sean has been with WestJet since 2004, when he joined the airline as Executive Vice-President Sales, Marketing. Sean was appointed to President in September 2006 and assumed the additional role of CEO in September 2007.

Clive Beddoe, WestJet Executive Chairman commented, "We are very pleased to have Sean join our Board and we are confident he will be a valuable asset. Under Sean's leadership as President and CEO, WestJet will continue its expansion nationally and internationally and we welcome his contributions to the Board."

Before joining WestJet, Sean served as President and Chief Operating Officer of ENMAX Energy Corporation and as an Officer of ENMAX Corporation, from April 1999 until December 2004. Sean's business background includes commodity management, product development, operations and marketing and sales at TransAlta and Honeywell.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 38-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005 and 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 68 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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