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September 14, 2005 14:01 ET

WestJet Announces Extended Service to Charlottetown

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 14, 2005) -

Airline Will Offer Six Flights a Week Starting October 17, 2005

WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced an extension of its non-stop service between Charlottetown and Toronto with six flights per week starting October 17, 2005. This new schedule also offers connecting flights to several other WestJet destinations across North America.

Following are the schedule details of the extended non-stop service WestJet will offer:



Toronto to Charlottetown
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Departure Arrival Days
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9:45 a.m. 12:41 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday and Sunday
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Charlottetown to Toronto
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Departure Arrival Days
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1:20 p.m. 2:31 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday and Sunday
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"WestJet's new service to Charlottetown has been well received since we first launched flights to Prince Edward Island at the end of June," said Sean Durfy, WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Marketing and Sales. "This new route has performed extremely well, and we are pleased to now be offering flights year-round. We are confident that our convenient schedule, reasonable fares and new jets equipped with leather seats, more legroom and live seatback television will encourage even more people to choose WestJet when travelling to P.E.I."

WestJet previously announced that it would extend its non-stop flights serving P.E.I. until October 11, 2005. Between October 11 and 17, the aircraft normally scheduled for P.E.I. service will be utilized for the airline's charter operations.

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 provided by Bell ExpressVu 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