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WestJet Announces Service to Toronto
CALGARY, ALBERTA--WestJet today announced that it is adding service to the new market of Toronto, Ontario starting May 23, 2002. WestJet will offer service from Terminal 3 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport with 13 flights a week between Toronto and Calgary and 13 flights a week between Toronto and Edmonton. One-way fares between Toronto and Calgary will start as low as $205, and one-way fares between Toronto and Edmonton will start as low as $222. Seats are available for sale immediately.
Clive Beddoe, WestJet President and CEO, said today: ``We are pleased to be announcing Toronto today, the newest city in the WestJet network. Toronto and area residents will now be able to take advantage of our unique brand of fun, friendly, low fare air service to western Canada. The Toronto market will be a spoke to our western network and will provide non-stop service from Toronto to Edmonton and Calgary with connections to our Alberta and British Columbia network.
``This is the second city that we have added in 2002, and with the addition of a total of 10 aircraft to our fleet this year, we anticipate adding additional markets, routings, and frequencies across Canada. The Canadian air travel market has recovered well in the first quarter of 2002, and we anticipate that this new market, along with the growth of WestJet in 2002, will make for a very successful year for our airline.''
WestJet serves the 22 Canadian cities of Victoria, Comox, Vancouver, Abbotsford/Fraser Valley, Prince George, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Thompson, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, London, Ottawa, Hamilton, Toronto (beginning May 23, 2002), and Moncton. WestJet currently operates a fleet of 28 Boeing 737 aircraft, featuring five state-of-the-art Next-Generation 737-700 aircraft. WestJet is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WJA