May 14, 2008 03:00 ET

WestJet Offers 400-Cent Fare for 400 Years

In celebration of Quebec City's 400th birthday, airline offers commemorative fare of 400-cents each way on inaugural flight

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced a three-day 400-cent ($4) airfare sale for guests travelling on the inaugural flight between Toronto and Quebec City on Saturday May 17, 2008. Guests can take advantage of the 400-cent fare by booking between May 14 and May 17, 2008, for travel on May 17, 2008. WestJet announced service to Quebec City earlier this year to coincide with the celebration of the city's 400th birthday.

"WestJet is excited to welcome Quebec City to our network of 47 destinations during such a momentous historic occasion," said Bob Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "To celebrate Quebec City's birthday and our inaugural flight between Toronto and Quebec City we thought it would be fun to offer guests a 400-cent fare.

"WestJet is committed to providing the people of Quebec City and surrounding areas with great value and encourage people from Toronto and beyond to visit this wonderful city. This special sale encourages both guests and those people who have not yet flown with WestJet to give our friendly and reliable service a try. We believe our friendly and caring approach to guest service will quickly resonate with the warm hospitality found in Quebec City. Quebecers will enjoy our great guest experience in French and English."

All fares are available online at westjet.com, by calling WestJet at 1-800-538-5696.

The small print: Seats at this fare are limited. New bookings only. 100 per cent non-refundable. Offer combinable with other fares. All fares shown are one-way. No advance purchase required. Taxes, fees and surcharges are extra where applicable. Visit westjet.com for more information.

400-cent ($4) fare - This offer is only available for purchase between May 14 and May 17, 2008, for travel on May 17, 2008, in both directions from Toronto to Quebec City. Seats at this fare are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering scheduled service throughout its 47-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 74 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback television provided by Bell ExpressVu, WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.

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