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WestJet Announces First-bag Seat Sale

Press releases coming fast and furious from WestJet and Air Canada…. Airline upholds commitment to lower Econo sale fares CALGARY, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ – WestJet today announced a seat sale effective today through September 22, 2014, on flights and vacation packages for travel to select destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean until December 10, 2014*. “We remain dedicated to being Canada’s low-fare leader and this seat sale supports our commitment to providing a full range of fares and corresponding value from Econo through to our Flex and Plus fares,” said Bob Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Guest Experience. “We said on Monday that we would lower Econo fares and offer even lower seat sale fares, and we’re doing exactly that.” On Monday, WestJet announced a $25 first-bag fee on its Econo fares while indicating that the unbundling of the fare would allow for lower sale fares. The first-bag fee applies only to the Econo fare bundle whereas Flex fares include the first bag free and Plus fares include two checked …