WestJet Expands Its International Network With the Addition of Three New Sun Destinations
Montego Bay (Jamaica), Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) and Punta Cana (Dominican Republic)
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 27, 2007) - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced the introduction of seasonal non-stop service to three new International destinations in the Caribbean: Montego Bay (Jamaica), Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) and Punta Cana (Dominican Republic). These new sun destinations are part of WestJet's enhanced winter schedule that also includes increased frequency to its Hawaiian destinations and new non-stop flights in its existing network.
Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Guest Experience and Marketing said, "We view the success of WestJet's service into Nassau, Bahamas as a significant indicator for future successful international expansion. Today's announcement is the next step in delivering our international expansion strategy. These new sun destinations serve the dual purpose of enabling Canadians to get where they want to go while introducing lower air fares to these markets. As we add more sun destinations to our network, we see tremendous opportunity to become the airline of choice for winter travel. We are confident that our modern fleet, low fares and award-winning service will be welcomed and well received as we continue to expand internationally."
WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for all of WestJet's scheduled destinations including the newly announced Montego Bay, Puerto Plata and Punta Cana.
All the new routes can be seen here: http://www.marketwire.com/2.0/release.do?id=746490&k=
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