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WestJet Collects Stevie Award

Tapped as Company of the Year-Transportation

CHICAGO, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet was presented with a Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year-Transportation category for the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in Chicago on June 17, 2013.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top sales awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards.  The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business Awards SM and International Business Awards SM.

"We are honoured to be named Transportation Company of the Year," said Bob Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Guest Experience, WestJet. "From the beginning we have aspired to excel in guest relations, employee engagement and community engagement.  When we are recognized for our efforts, it is a pat on the back to each and every WestJet owner in their efforts on behalf of our company, and to every guest for their continued support."

"From our perspective this was the most successful Stevie Awards yet," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.  "Not just because of the increase in the number and variety of entries, but in the extraordinary quality of the entries.   Judges have told me how impressed they were with the success stories they reviewed this year.  All of this year's Stevie Award winners are truly deserving."

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to more than 85 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,500 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at


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