July 08, 2008 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: WestJet Announces Partnership With Southwest

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) President and CEO Sean Durfy will be available at the Calgary International Airport to discuss and answer questions on WestJet's announcement earlier this morning to enter into a codeshare agreement with Southwest.

Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. MT

Location: WestJet check-in counter
Calgary International Airport

Photo Op: WestJet Executives with celebratory cake

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering scheduled service throughout its 49-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. WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 75 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 46 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

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