October 12, 2005 08:30 ET

WestJet to Commence Service to Fort Myers

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 12, 2005) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) will be celebrating the commencement of its new non-stop service between Toronto and Fort Myers, Florida tomorrow. WestJet will offer four non-stop return flights per week between Toronto and Fort Myers.

Sean Durfy, WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Marketing and Sales, said today: "We are thrilled to be commencing non-stop scheduled service to Fort Myers. I am confident travellers will be hard pressed to find better value anywhere in the market with our new low-fare, non-stop service between Toronto and Fort Myers."

"Flights to Fort Myers will be operated on our new Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 series aircraft equipped with leather seats, more legroom and up to 24 channels of live seatback satellite television with service provided by Bell ExpressVu."

WestJet is Canada's leading low-cost airline offering scheduled service throughout its 34-city North American network. Named Canada's most respected corporation for customer service in 2005, 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 on its 737-700 fleet, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

Contact Information

  • WestJet
    Media Relations:
    Gillian Bentley
    (403) 444-2615
    Website: www.westjet.com