September 19, 2007 09:30 ET

WestJet Introduces the WestJet Travel Pass to Edmonton and Calgary Travellers

New Travel Pass for frequent business travellers flying between Edmonton and Calgary

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced the availability of its affordable and convenient WestJet Travel Pass to frequent business travellers between Edmonton and Calgary. The Edmonton - Calgary Travel Pass offers 10 transferable, one-way flights from Edmonton or Calgary for only $999 (before taxes and fees) for travel until April 30, 2008. The pass allows guests to transfer the passes between colleagues, friends and family members.

In true WestJet spirit, anyone who purchases the travel pass before September 26, 2007 will receive 11 transferable, one-way flights for the price of 10 at only $999 (before taxes and fees).

"With seven flights between Calgary and Edmonton every business day, our flexible travel times are a part of our continuous efforts to provide convenient and affordable travel options to our business and leisure guests," said Bob Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "The unlimited changes and transferability of the Travel Pass, combined with the substantial savings makes this a compelling offer."

Guests who are interested in this special offer can visit westjet.com, call WestJet at 1-866-871-9998, or contact their travel agent to purchase their Edmonton - Calgary Travel Pass. In addition, guests who purchase the Travel Pass will also receive a free membership to the National Car Rental Emerald Club (a $75 Cdn value).

WestJet Travel Passes are available for a limited time only; travel must be completed by April 30, 2008. This offer is not available in combination with other fares and all Travel Passes must be purchased prior to 7 p.m. MT on Wednesday, October 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 may not be available on all flights. Further details on purchase conditions are available at westjet.com.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 38-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 68 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