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April 1 Alert: WestJet introduces child-free cabins

Airline unveils Kargo Kids, a travel program to create a serene travel experience

CALGARY, April 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today introduced Kargo Kids, an exciting new program allowing guests to travel on select child-free flights, creating a quieter and more relaxing inflight experience, while children travel in a "special VIP" area of the aircraft.

"This is a win-win situation for guests travelling on these flights," said Richard Bartrem, WestJet, Vice-President, Communications and Community Relations. "This new service offers little WestJetters an incredible travel experience while providing their guardians and our other guests with a quiet, child-free cabin."

Details of Kargo Kids, including booking information and a simple, easy-to-understand demonstration video, is available on the WestJet website at westjet.com/kargokids.

"As Canada's low-cost airline, we are constantly looking for innovative and fun ways to enhance the guest experience," continued Richard Bartrem. "The initial feedback of Kargo Kids has been quite positive and we're looking forward to the peace and quiet while we get families where they need to be."

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 76-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. Named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 98 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 37 aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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