May 05, 2008 13:29 ET

Bonjour Quebec! WestJet Announces New Date for Inaugural Flight to Quebec City

Ultra low fare of $79 each way on inaugural flight

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2008) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced that the inaugural flight of daily non-stop service from Toronto to Quebec City will now depart on May 17, 2008. In addition, guests have the opportunity to take advantage of an incredibly low fare of $79 each way on this date only. This is greater than 64 per cent off the regular fare!

"Many of our guests are hockey fans," said Bob Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "We want to provide our guests an opportunity to cheer on Team Canada in Quebec City. This special sale encourages both guests and those people who have not yet flown with WestJet to give our friendly and reliable service a try. We believe our friendly and caring approach to guest service will quickly resonate with the warm hospitality found in Quebec City. Quebecers will enjoy our great guest experience in French and English.

"Part of WestJet's appeal is the great value we have provided Canadians through low fares and great service. In each destination WestJet has commenced service to in the past, there has been a decrease in fares across all airlines. With this special low fare of $79 one way, we are committed to providing the people of Quebec City and surrounding areas with great value and encourage people from Toronto and beyond to visit this wonderful city."

Quebec City - Toronto (Daily)
Starting May 17, 2008.
Flight Departure Arrival
From Quebec City - WS645(i) 7 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
From Toronto - WS654 4:30 p.m. 5:54 p.m.
(i) Effective May 18, 2008 WS645 departs Quebec City at 6:45 p.m., arriving
in Toronto at 8:15 p.m.

All fares are available online at westjet.com, by calling WestJet at 1-800-538-5696 or through a travel agent.

The small print: Seats at this fare are limited. New bookings only. 100 per cent non-refundable. Offer combinable with other fares. All fares shown are one-way. No advance purchase required. Taxes, fees and surcharges are extra where applicable. Visit westjet.com for more information.

$79 one-day fare - This offer is only available for purchase for travel on May 17, 2008, in both directions from Toronto to Quebec City. Seats at this fare are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering scheduled service throughout its 47-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 74 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

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