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WestJet chooses where it will fly

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WestJet has announced where it will add flights with its new "Encore" service and that includes flights to new communities in B.C. that previously weren't served by the airline.

Fort St. John made the cut with its "It Just Makes Sense" campaign; Naniamo also made the list.

The competition for WestJet's attention was fierce with two other towns, Penticton and Cranbrook lobbying hard.

Chris Walker spoke with Lori Ackerman, the mayor of Fort St John; Wayne Stetski,  the mayor of Cranbrook and Dan Ashton the mayor of Penticton about their effort to get the airline's attention.

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