September 18, 2007 14:51 ET

WestJet Launches Web Check In for Transborder and International Flights

Airline adds increased functionality to list of check in options for guests

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today launched Web check in for guests flying to and from scheduled transborder (U.S.) and international destinations. The airline launched Web check in for domestic flights in April 2004. Now guests travelling to any WestJet destination can check in online any time from 24 hours up to one hour before their flight.

"WestJet continues to bring new innovations to our guests," said Dale Tinevez, WestJet Vice-President of Airports. "We are committed to offering the best possible guest experience from the time of booking to final destination arrival, and the check-in process plays a large part in that experience. Close to 60 per cent of our guests use a self-serve check-in option within Canada, and we believe we will see the same with our growing transborder and international service."

WestJet guests now have four options for check in; Web check in, Mobile check in, kiosk check in, and traditional counter check in. WestJet was recently the first airline in North America to launch the electronic boarding pass (for domestic flights only). To learn more about these products go to 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.

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