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Press release from CNW Group

WestJet launches service to Trinidad and Tobago

Friday, November 16, 2012

WestJet launches service to Trinidad and Tobago13:00 EST Friday, November 16, 2012Airline inaugurates daily service on the occasion of the twin islands' 50th year of independenceCALGARY, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today launches daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The inaugural flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Port of Spain departs tonight at 11:30 p.m. EST.Following are schedule details of WestJet's new service between Toronto and Port of Spain:Toronto - Port of Spain, Trinidad and TobagoFlight DepartureArrivalFrom Toronto (WS 2772)11:30 p.m.6 a.m.From Port of Spain (WS 27737 a.m.12 p.m."We're very pleased to offer daily service to Trinidad and Tobago, especially as the islands celebrate the 50th anniversary of their independence," said Peter Tong, WestJet Director, Schedule and Network Planning. "We look forward to further cementing the strong ties that exist between the large Trinidadian community in Canada and their homeland. We also know that vacationers will enjoy the many events and attractions for which the islands are famous, including Carnival, the new Tourism Park 2012 and more.""We are pleased once again to see WestJet continuing to grow their service at Toronto Pearson," said Howard Bohan, Vice President, Aviation Services for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority. "It's great that our passengers will now have additional choices when planning their upcoming vacations."Full schedule details and affordable fares to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, are available by visiting westjet.com, by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET (937-8538) or through your preferred travel agent.As WestJet's 81st destination, Port of Spain joins Antigua, Curacao, Costa Rica and Manzanillo, Mexico, as part of the airline's 2012-2013 winter season offerings.About WestJetWestJet 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 8,600 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of 99 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft with future confirmed deliveries for an additional 36 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.Connect with WestJet on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westjetFollow WestJet on Twitter at www.twitter.com/westjetSubscribe to WestJet on YouTube at www.youtube.com/westjet  SOURCE: WestJetFor further information: Media contact:  Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397), media@westjet.com.