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WestJet app for iPhone with Passbook support now available from the App Store

CALGARY, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today launched WestJet for iPhone with Passbook support, now available for free download from the App Store. WestJet guests can now manage all of their travel logistics from the convenience of their iPhone.

"The WestJet iPhone app is another step forward in continuously improving overall guest experience," said Marshall Wilmot, WestJet Vice-President, Product and Distribution. "We know guests have been asking for an iOS option for some time. The WestJet iPhone app, the result of a strong collaboration between users and development experts, delivers functionality and features relevant to every traveller. In essence, the app has been designed by the people who will use it the most - our valued guests - to make flying with WestJet easier and more convenient."

Now guests can book new flights, add existing reservations, check in for upcoming flights and get flight status information while also enjoying extras like seamless Passbook integration, exclusively available for iPhone users. Subscribers can also keep a list of all the great places they've visited under past trips and view a real-time countdown for the next getaway. The WestJet app for iPhone is designed to provide guests with a personalized travel experience in an easy-to-navigate format.

The WestJet app is available for free download from the App Store on iPhone or at www.AppStore.com/Westjet.

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 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 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Leger Marketing)
2013 WestJet RBC MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (Money Sense magazine)

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