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WestJet preparing for Air Canada flight disruptions

March 8, 2012, Calgary – In light of unfolding events today, WestJet announced its plan to add extra flights to accommodate passengers that will be otherwise stranded in the event of strike or lockout at Air Canada.


March 8, 2012
By WestJet

March 8, 2012, Calgary – In light of unfolding events today, WestJet
announced its plan to add extra flights to accommodate passengers that
will be otherwise stranded in the event of strike or lockout at Air
Canada.

"We recognize the travelling public is subject to uncertainty arising
from the potential travel disruptions at Air Canada," said Bob Cummings,
WestJet executive vice-president, sales, marketing and guest
experience. "With more than 60,000 seats departing each day, we are
letting the public know that our 8,600 WestJetters are ready to welcome
more guests on board."

WestJet will add extra flights in domestic and transborder markets as
the situation unfolds, based on available aircraft and crew.

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