April 16, 2007 13:00 ET

WestJet Woos Ontario and Quebec With $11 Fares

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced a one-day $11 fare for guests travelling from Toronto to Ottawa or Montreal. This fare is only available for purchase on April 17, 2007 for travel before September 3, 2007.

"We are confident that our outstanding guest experience brings guests back," says Duncan Bureau, WestJet Vice-President, Sales. "Our research shows that ninety per cent of WestJet guests fly with us again. Low fares have successfully stimulated other markets for WestJet throughout its history. We have identified an opportunity in Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal and hope these low fares encourage current and new guests to fly with us."

As part of this initiative, starting April 17, 2007, WestJet is offering guests $29 and $49 sale fares until April 24, 2007 for travel between Toronto and Ottawa, and Toronto and Montreal before September 3, 2007. The airline is also offering $49 fares until April 24, 2007 for flights from Ottawa to Orlando and Tampa, Montreal to Orlando and Tampa, and Toronto to West Palm Beach for travel before May 13, 2007. All fares are available by calling WestJet at 1-800-538-5696, online at westjet.com or through a travel agent.

The small print: Seats at these fares are limited and may not be available on all flights. New bookings only. 100 per cent non-refundable. Offer combinable with other fares. Flights may not operate on certain days. All fares shown are one-way. No advance purchase required. Taxes, fees and surcharges are extra where applicable. Visit westjet.com for more information. Specific sale details below.

$11 one-day fare - This offer is only available on Tuesday April 17, 2007 for travel until September 3, 2007 on selected flights most days of week in one direction from Toronto to either Ottawa or Montreal. This offer is combinable with our other low fares on the opposite direction.

$29 and $49 Toronto-Ottawa, Toronto-Montreal fare - This offer is available on selected flights booked between April 17 and 24, 2007 for travel most days of week before September 3, 2007 between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. All fares are combinable for round trip, including the one-day $11 seat sale.

$49 USA fares - This offer is available for flights booked between April 17 and 24, 2007 for travel until May 13, 2007. Fares are available with no day of week restrictions.

WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service throughout its 35-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2006, 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.

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