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WestJet (Toronto:WJA.TO), a Canadian low-fare airline, has announced that electronic boarding passes are acceptable at all 26 Canadian airports from which the airline operates, effective immediately.
WestJet is reportedly the first airline in North America to enable guests to use the electronic boarding pass displayed on their personal mobile device to check in, proceed through security and board their WestJet flight.
The pass can be used in Victoria, Comox, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Kelowna, Grande Prairie, Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, London, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, Charlottetown, Deer Lake and St. John's.
According to WestJet, guests will be presented with boarding pass options at the web check-in process, enabling them to select the electronic boarding pass and have an e-mail sent to their mobile device. Alternatively they can choose to print their boarding pass then, or at the airport.
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