November 23, 2006 11:04 ET

WestJet Introduces Great Savings and Flexibility with The WestJet Travel Pass

New Travel Pass ideal for business travellers flying between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal until May 31, 2007

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 23, 2006) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced the availability of an affordable and convenient Travel Pass, at a cost of $1,700, for travel until May 31, 2007. The pass offers significant savings for business travel between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, with the flexibility of allowing guests to transfer the passes between colleagues, friends and family members.

The pass offers 10 one-way flights for $1,700 (including all taxes, fees and surcharges), is transferable and offers significant savings compared to similar products available from other airlines. WestJet does not overbook its flights; all guests are guaranteed a seat on the flight they have booked.

The WestJet 2006 Travel Pass now offers even more flexibility for travellers. "Our increased frequency and flexible travel times are a part of our continuous efforts to provide convenient and affordable travel options to our business and leisure guests," said Duncan Bureau, WestJet's Vice-President, Sales. "Our Travel Pass provides substantial savings on our newly enhanced schedule of seven return flights from Toronto to both Ottawa and Montreal, leaving at convenient travel times, every business day."

Guests who are interested in this offer can call WestJet at 1-866-871-9998, visit westjet.com or contact their travel agent to purchase their Travel Pass.

WestJet Travel Passes are available for a limited time only; travel must be completed by May 31, 2007. Offer is not available in combination with other fares and all Travel Passes must be purchased prior to 7 p.m. MST on Wednesday, January 31, 2007. Unlimited complimentary changes to travel schedules are allowed to be made up to two hours prior to travel. Passes are transferable to anyone designated by the guest. No Travel Pass cancellations or refunds are allowed after purchase. No AIR MILES Reward Miles are available for purchase of the Travel Pass. Seats are not guaranteed and may not be available on all flights. Further details on purchase conditions are available at westjet.com.

Marking its tenth anniversary this year, 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 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
    Deborah Knight
    Manager Public Relations and Communications
    (403) 589-5852
    Gillian Bentley
    Media Relations
    (403) 444-2615
    Website: www.westjet.com