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WestJet welcomes GTAA review of Toronto Pearson

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced support for a review of the disruptions that occurred at Pearson International Airport. The review will be conducted by an ad hoc committee of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) board of directors. WestJet looks forward to participating in the process as it moves forward.   "Toronto Pearson is WestJet's second busiest airport with more than 83 flights departing daily to 52 destinations and we look forward to participating in the process," said Fred Cleveland, WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Operations. "Improving guest experience, regardless of the challenges faced in weather events, while ensuring the safety and well-being of our guests and our people is an opportunity we welcome wholeheartedly."

About WestJet

We are proud to be Canada's most-preferred airline, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers.  We offer scheduled service to more than 85 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 120 destinations in more than 20 countries.  Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more.  Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacations packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods -- even on seat sales.  For more information about everything WestJet, please visit www.westjet.com.

Recent recognition includes:

2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2013 Gold Stevie Award Best Transportation Company (American Business Awards)
2013 Chairman's Circle Award: WestJet Vacations (CPSC)
2013 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Leger Marketing)
2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine)

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