Last weekend before Christmas sees WestJet guests travelling in record numbers
CALGARY, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will fly 57,464
guests today, setting a new single-day record for guests travelling with the
"Whether our guests are travelling home to see friends and family or taking
advantage of a great vacation package to the sun, we're pleased to welcome
them on board today," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President,
Sales, Marketing and Guest Experience. "In a year filled with important
milestones, a record-setting day is a testament to the work of WestJetters
across our network. My thanks go to all WestJetters who continue to deliver a
remarkable guest experience. I would also like to thank those guests who have
chosen to fly with us during the Christmas season and throughout the year."
Across the airline's network, WestJetters have been getting into the holiday
spirit by volunteering their time with its WestJet Cares for Kids partner
charities. At this busy time of year, WestJetters who work in the airline's
Calgary campus and in offices across the country also offer their time to help
in airports, helping guests use kiosks and agents drop off and sort baggage.
Earlier this month, the airline unveiled its WestJet Christmas Flash mob where
WestJet employees turned the D-wing of Calgary International Airport into
Santa's workshop, spreading Christmas cheer just before a sold-out red-eye
flight to Toronto earlier this month.
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 81
destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by
an award-winning culture of care, WestJet has pioneered low-cost flying in
Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than
9,000 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of 100 Boeing
Next-Generation 737 aircraft with future confirmed deliveries for an
additional 35 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft through 2018 and plans to
launch a low-cost regional airline in 2013, WestJet strives to be one of the
five most successful international airlines in the world.
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