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December 10, 2007 13:13 ET

WestJet Kicks Off New Service to the Caribbean and Mexico

Airline helps guests escape the cold Canadian winter just in time for the holidays

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today commenced the first of nine new seasonal non-stop routes to the Caribbean and Mexico, with the departure of the inaugural flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica from Toronto.

"WestJet is thrilled to commence service to six new international sun destinations just in time for our cold Canadian winter," says Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "International sun destinations are a big part of our planned growth for both WestJet and WestJet Vacations. With the addition of Montego Bay, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, St. Lucia, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan, we are continuing our commitment to fly our guests where they want to go, when they want to get there. With secured aircraft to grow our fleet to 116 Next-Generation 737s by 2013, WestJet plans to fly to over 60 scheduled destinations."



Starting December 10, 2007
Toronto - Montego Bay, Jamaica (Monday, Wednesday, Saturday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Toronto - WS1102 10:30 a.m. 2:42 p.m.
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From Montego Bay - WS1103 3:35 p.m. 7:40 p.m.
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Starting December 11, 2007
Toronto - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Tuesday, Friday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Toronto - WS1100 10:30 a.m. 3:28 p.m.
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From Puerto Plata - WS1101 4:15 p.m. 7:34 p.m.
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Starting December 13, 2007
Toronto - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Thursday, Sunday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Toronto - WS1104 10:20 a.m. 3:34 p.m.
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From Punta Cana - WS1105 4:20 p.m. 7:54 p.m.
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Starting December 16, 2007
Toronto - St. Lucia (Sunday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Toronto - WS1116 9:30 a.m. 3:36 p.m.
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From St. Lucia - WS1117 4:30 p.m. 9:15 p.m.
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Starting December 20, 2007
Calgary - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Thursday, Sunday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Calgary - WS1172 11:20 a.m. 3:45 p.m.
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From Cabo San Lucas - WS1173 4:35 p.m. 9:05 p.m.
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Starting December 22, 2007
Calgary - Mazatlan, Mexico (Saturday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Calgary - WS1174 1:00 p.m. 5:23 p.m.
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From Mazatlan - WS1175 6:15 p.m. 10:57 p.m.
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Starting December 21, 2007
Edmonton - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Friday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Edmonton - WS1184 7:45 a.m. 12:22 p.m.
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From Cabo San Lucas - WS1185 1:10 p.m. 6:11 p.m.
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Starting December 22, 2007
Edmonton - Mazatlan, Mexico (Saturday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Edmonton - WS1182 11:05 a.m. 3:39 p.m.
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From Mazatlan - WS1183 4:30 p.m. 9:37 p.m.
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Starting December 22, 2007
Vancouver - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Saturday)
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Flight Departure Arrival
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From Vancouver - WS1190 11:00 a.m. 4:28 p.m.
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From Cabo San Lucas - WS1191 5:20 p.m. 8:55 p.m.
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More detailed information about WestJet's transborder schedule is available at westjet.com. WestJet Vacations offers service to all WestJet destinations, including Montego Bay, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and St. Lucia.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 44-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet pioneered low-cost high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 70 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.

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