WestJet Encore soars eastward

Service launches from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay and Toronto 
CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore today launches twice-daily 
service between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Ontario and four-times-daily service 
between Thunder Bay and Toronto. These new routes connect established service 
in Western Canada with WestJet Encore's first two eastern destinations, while 
taking one step further to making the regional carrier's network a truly 
national endeavour. 
"Connectivity, accessibility and choice are three key elements that are 
driving our growth," said Ferio Pugliese, President, WestJet Encore. "Thanks 
to the efforts of all the WestJetters involved in building WestJet Encore, and 
the many guests who have supported our growth over the past year, we have 
added service to new bases, and improved service in current bases. The arrival 
of WestJet Encore has lowered the cost of air travel in these communities. 
Guests originating in Thunder Bay or Winnipeg will now have greater access to 
more than 40 destinations and up to 700 connections per week through Toronto's 
Pearson International airport." 
The growing number of regional destinations capably served by the speed, 
comfort and range of the growing fleet of WestJet Encore's 13 Bombardier Q400 
NextGen aircraft has allowed for significant expansion in the first year. To 
book, visit westjet.com. 
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 westjet.com. 
Recent recognition includes:
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (Rank #20)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)
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 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine) 
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SOURCE  WestJet 
Media contact: Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS 
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