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 Airline congratulates Minister for launching review  CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet welcomes today's announcement by the  Honorable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, beginning the review of the  Canada Transportation Act. The Canada Transportation Act review will provide  the opportunity to examine a wide variety of public policy issues impacting  the Canadian airline sector.  "We are very pleased the review will take a hard look at the cost  competitiveness of the sector," commented Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President  and CEO. "As chair of the review panel, David Emerson will bring a wealth of  public and private sector experience to the role and, on behalf of the more  than 10,000 WestJetters working across the country and the more than 18  million guests who travelled on WestJet last year, we look forward to  participating in the review."  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  Recent recognition includes: 2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine) 2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad) 2013 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands  (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study) 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 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine)  Connect with WestJet on Facebook at Follow WestJet on Twitter at Subscribe to WestJet on YouTube at Read the WestJet blog at    SOURCE  WestJet  Media contact: Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS  (1-888-954-6397),  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  CO: WestJet ST: Alberta NI: AIR LEI LEI