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WestJet Service To Calgary

For Immediate Release January 17, 2007

WestJet announces daily non-stop service to Calgary
from the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF)

Waterloo Region - The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) and WestJet announced today the introduction of daily seasonal non-stop service between Calgary (YYC) and Waterloo Region starting May 14, 2007.

"We are delighted to welcome WestJet to the Region of Waterloo International Airport," said Ken Seiling, Regional Chair. "With daily direct service to Calgary, our travellers will enjoy even greater convenience for their business and personal travel needs."

"Over a quarter of a million trips to Calgary and Vancouver originate from Waterloo Region annually and WestJet's decision to invest in our community by providing service to its western hub opens a number of new markets previously unavailable through our facility," said Manager of Airport Development, Jeff Schelling. "It's exciting, that passengers will now be able to connect through Calgary to Vancouver, Kelowna, Victoria, Las Vegas and even Hawaii."

WestJet operates North America's most modern fleet of any large commercial airline, comprised of 63 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft equipped with more legroom, leather seats and live seat back television on the majority of its fleet.

"We are proud to be the first National Canadian airline to offer scheduled service from the Region of Waterloo International Airport," said Bob Cummings, WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing. "Our service has been well accepted across southwestern Ontario and Waterloo Region is a wonderful addition. This new service allows us to meet the demand in the area and continue the planned expansion of our network in Eastern Canada."

Following are the schedule details of the new seasonal non-stop service WestJet will offer:

Calgary to Kitchener-Waterloo - Daily


WS 788
5:37 p.m.

Kitchener-Waterloo to Calgary - Daily


WS 485
6:10 p.m.
8:11 p.m.

More detailed information about WestJet's enhanced summer schedule and low introductory fares is available at Seats are available for sale immediately and can be booked online at or through travel agents.

Take the hassle out of your vacation and choose your local alternative! The Region of Waterloo International Airport is easy to navigate with modern amenities including high-speed wireless Internet, complimentary baggage carts and car rentals. No traffic jams or lost vehicles, just convenient and friendly air service.
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