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Preet Singh, who became WestJet Encore's one-millionth guest. Photo courtesy of facebook.com/westjet/

WestJet Encore welcomes one millionth guest on flight from Calgary to Fort St. John

CALGARY — WestJet Encore welcomed its one-millionth guest last week on WestJet Encore flight 3101 from Calgary to Fort St. John.

WestJet Encore President Ferio Pugliese was on hand to present the lucky guest on board the flight with roundtrip airfare for two anywhere in WestJet’s world.

“This is an important milestone for all of us and we are happy to celebrate with our guests,” said Ferio Pugliese, President, WestJet Encore. “Having started service little more than a year ago, we are delighted with the response from the communities we serve and we thank the more than one million guests who have flown with us so far.”

WestJet Encore began service on June 24, 2013, with three aircraft serving four destinations. Today, WestJet Encore operates 13 aircraft to 18 destinations with more than 100 departures daily. WestJet Encore has orders for 12 more Bombardier Q400 Next Gen aircraft.

On June 26, 2014, WestJet Encore introduced four-times-daily service from Thunder Bay to Toronto, marking the airline’s first flight into Toronto Pearson International Airport.