WestJet announces service to Orange County

WestJet announces service to Orange County WestJet announces service to Orange County PR Newswire CALGARY, Jan. 26 Airline's summer schedule brings Knott's, Surf City and Mickey Mouse alongside expanded...


WestJet announces service to Orange County

WestJet announces service to Orange County

PR Newswire

Airline's summer schedule brings Knott's, Surf City and Mickey Mouse alongside expanded service across its network

CALGARY, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced it will begin non-stop service from Vancouver and Calgary to Orange County, California, beginning May 2 and June 13, 2011, respectively, as part of its summer schedule.

"O.C. is a great addition to our already successful service to Los Angeles," said Hugh Dunleavy, Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning. "John Wayne Airport, located only minutes from Anaheim, offers car rentals on site and provides our guests with a gateway to Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and the surfing hot spot of Huntington Beach as well as water parks, historic landmarks and plenty of shopping attractions. With convenient connections from many great Canadian cities, we are confident that this new destination will be a hit with our guests."

Details of WestJet's new service to Orange County are as follows:

------------------------------------------------------------------------- Route Start Date Frequency Dep/Arr Times ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vancouver - Outbound Orange County May 2, 2011 daily 10:30 a.m./1:23 p.m. Introductory fares Return starting at $99 2:15 p.m./5:05 p.m. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Outbound Orange County June 13, 2011 daily 9:30 a.m./11:49 a.m. Introductory fares Return starting at $99 12:30 p.m./4:35 p.m. -------------------------------------------------------------------------

WestJet Vacations offers packages to Orange County for as low as $439 from Vancouver and $459 from Calgary including air and four nights accommodation plus applicable taxes and fees. For more information on this and other offers, please visit www.westjetvacations.com

WestJet's 2011 summer schedule also includes increased service to popular destinations, showing continued yet measured growth across its network.

"This year's summer schedule is built to provide WestJet guests with ample travel opportunities and choices. You'll see daily service from Vancouver to Maui and Honolulu and daily service between Toronto and Cancun, to name a few. Overall, we're offering expanded summer service across our network," continued Hugh Dunleavy.

Details of the summer 2011 routes with increases are as follows:

------------------------------------------------------------------------- Route Dates Frequency Days ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vancouver - Honolulu Fares starting at $229 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vancouver - Maui Fares starting at $269 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vancouver - Las Vegas Fares starting at $119 May 2, 2011 twice daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Phoenix Fares starting at $159 May 30, 2011 daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Las Vegas Fares starting at $139 May 16, 2011 twice daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Palm Springs three times Fares starting at $159 May 30, 2011 weekly Tue/Thu/Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - San Diego five times Mon/Wed/Fri/ Fares starting at $159 May 30, 2011 weekly Sat/Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Cancun four times Fares starting at $199 May 2, 2011 weekly Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Puerto Vallarta three times Fares starting at $199 May 3, 2011 weekly Tue/Fri/Sat ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calgary - Edmonton six times Fares starting at $79 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Fri ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Edmonton - Los Angeles Fares starting at $139 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Cancun Fares starting at $179 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - St. Maarten Fares starting at $199 May 3, 2011 twice weekly Tue/Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Turks and Caicos Fares starting at $219 May 2, 2011 twice weekly Mon/Sat ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Calgary nine times Fares starting at $209 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Fri ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Deer Lake Jun 24 - Sep Fares starting at $179 6, 2011 twice daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Fort McMurray Jun 24 - Sep Fares starting at $259 6, 2011 daily Mon to Sun ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Vancouver nine times Fares starting at $229 May 2, 2011 daily Mon to Fri ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Halifax - Ottawa Fares starting at $99 May 2, 2011 twice daily Mon to Sun -------------------------------------------------------------------------

WestJet also announced that service between Toronto and Grand Cayman will carry into summer as year-round service.

------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toronto - Grand Cayman Fares starting at $169 May 1, 2011 weekly Sun -------------------------------------------------------------------------

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's favourite airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 71-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its modern fleet of 92 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 43 aircraft through 2017, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

About WestJet Vacations

Launched in 2006, WestJet Vacations provides guests with a wide selection of vacation packages to popular vacation destinations in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's friendly employees, extensive network and solid value proposition, WestJet Vacations offers guests a fun, friendly and caring vacation experience.

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