March 14, 2007 09:00 ET

WestJet Launches Community Investment Program; Partners with Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Canada

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2007) - Members of the media are invited to the official launch of WestJet's (TSX:WJA) new community investment program, WestJet Cares for Kids and the announcement of a new charity of choice partner Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Canada.

WestJetters and Make-A-Wish® families will gather around one of WestJet's Next Generation Boeing 737s for a short presentation. Interviews and JetTours of the Hangar available for media. Lunch also provided.

Photo Op: Attendees will write their wish on a paper plane and fly them
simultaneously over an enlarged map of Canada to symbolize the

Date: Friday, March 16, 2007

Time: 10:45 a.m. (formal presentation begins at 11 a.m.)

Location: WestJet Hangar, 21 Aerial Place N.E., Calgary
(Designated media parking available)

Contact Information

  • WestJet
    Media Relations
    Gillian Bentley
    (403) 444-2615
    Website: www.westjet.com
    Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Canada
    Margaret Valois
    1-888-822-9474 ext 547