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April 30, 2007 15:20 ET

WestJet Introduces Daytime Flights to Hawaii

WestJet Vacations will increase island packages for next season

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 30, 2007) - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) (WestJet) today introduced daytime flying to Hawaii from Vancouver to complement the existing winter schedule that begins November 4, 2007. Starting December 15, 2007, non-stop service between Vancouver and Honolulu will increase from seven to 11 flights per week with the addition of four times weekly daytime service and, non-stop service between Vancouver and Maui will increase from seven to 10 flights per week with the addition of three daytime flights weekly.

"Guest feedback revealed a desire for daytime flights to Hawaii and we are pleased to offer a more flexible and improved schedule to Honolulu and Maui this winter," said Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "WestJet wants to be the airline and vacation package offering Canadians think of first when travelling to Hawaii."



WestJet Winter Schedule to Hawaii - Starting December 15, 2007

Vancouver to Honolulu - Eleven times per week
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Flight Departure Arrival Days
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WS 904 (NEW) 9:30 a.m. 1:49 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
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WS 964 6:40 p.m. 10:59 p.m. Sunday to Saturday
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Honolulu to Vancouver - Eleven times per week
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Flight Departure Arrival Days
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WS 905 (NEW) 2:50 p.m. 10:38 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
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WS 965 11:59 p.m. 7:47 a.m. +1 Sunday to Saturday
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Vancouver to Maui - 10 times per week
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Flight Departure Arrival Days
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WS 922 (NEW) 9:30 a.m. 1:49 p.m. Tues, Thu, Sat
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WS 962 6:15 p.m. 10:34 p.m. Sunday to Saturday
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Maui to Vancouver - 10 times per week
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Flight Departure Arrival Days
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WS 923 (NEW) 2:50 p.m. 10:21 p.m. Tues, Thu, Sat
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WS 963 11:35 p.m. 7:06 a.m. +1 Sunday to Saturday
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WestJet Vacations expects to double its Hawaiian vacation package experiences including inter- island adventures, family, beach and romance packages as well as adventure tourism. WestJet Vacations, WestJet's vacation package company, started service in June 2006 and offers a wide selection of packaged air and hotel accommodations for all WestJet destinations.

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 35-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 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.

Contact Information

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