April 06, 2006 08:30 ET

WestJet Offers Great Savings with Launch of its Travel Pass

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2006) -

Airline Introduces Low-Fare Travel Pass for Flights between Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal

WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced the launch of its new travel pass for return flights between Toronto and Ottawa and between Toronto and Montreal. This product is a first for the airline, which will provide guests with the flexibility of 10 one-way flights for $1,200 (including all taxes, fees and surcharges) for travel up to and including August 31, 2006.

"We invite all guests to take advantage of this great offer and choose WestJet when arranging travel plans," said Duncan Bureau, WestJet's Vice-President, Sales. "We are excited about the flexibility and convenience that this travel pass will give guests who want to fly between these important Canadian cities, whether it is for business or leisure travel.

"I am confident that these guests, especially those who travel for business, will jump at the opportunity to purchase a WestJet Travel Pass, as it offers substantial savings compared to other similar products currently offered in the airline industry."

Guests who are interested in this offer can call WestJet at 1-866-871-9998, visit westjet.com or contact their travel agent to purchase their travel pass.

The small print: Travel passes are available for a limited time only; travel must be completed by August 31, 2006. Offer is not combinable with other fares, and all passes must be purchased prior to 7 p.m. MDT on Friday, April 28, 2006. Unlimited changes can be made free of charge up to two hours prior to travel. No cancellations 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.

Marking its tenth anniversary this year, WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 33-city North American network. Named Canada's most respected corporation for customer service in 2005, WestJet pioneered low-cost high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 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