WestJetters Perform 12,000 Mini Miracles Across Their Network
WestJet thinks everyone deserves to receive an act of kindness and
pulled out his blue coat, pants and hat yesterday and along with his WestJet
elves performed 12,000 mini miracles across
and the WestJet as part of WestJet's Mini-Miracle Day.
"WestJet's goal is to officially kick off the holiday season
by performing 12,000 random acts of kindness in an effort to enrich the lives
of everyone in the WestJet world," said
, WestJet Vice President, Marketing & Communications.
"Everyone deserves the opportunity to be on the receiving end of a mini
In an effort to give his reindeer a rest before Christmas Day, Santa hopped aboard a WestJet Boeing 737
and traveled across
Canada over a 20 hr. period.
Halifax, the "Big Man"
joined his WestJet elves on the streets delivering mini miracles across the
country. Santa's day included a trip up the CN Tower, a caroling parade on
Stephen Avenue in
Calgary, a dogsled ride to
Beck's Kennel in
Yellowknife and a trip to
Ronald McDonald House in
In addition Santa and his street teams provided toys, flight
vouchers and family trips in 13 cities around the WestJet world – LON; YYT;
YQB; YTO; NYC; MCO; MBJ; YWG, YQR; YYC; LAS; YVR and Hawaii. Mini miracles
rangeed from giving away free hot beverages to shoveling sidewalks, helping the
elderly with groceries, purchasing tickets to community attractions; paying
parking fees; handing out umbrellas and blankets and providing meals to
charitable groups, to name just a few.
WestJetters also performed mini miracles in all 38 airports served
by the airline across
"This is the 4th year of WestJet's Christmas
Miracle campaign, which has become the most anticipated day of the year for
many of our WestJetters," said Bartrem. "Having the opportunity to
put smiles on people's faces while doing good deeds in communities around the
WestJet world defines who we are as a company, and is a reflection of our
caring corporate culture. It's a testament to how we treat our guests who fly
was set up at WestJet's headquarters in Calgary
to track Santa's travels across the country and monitor completed miracles
around the WestJet world. Now stating "Mission Accomplished", it had
a Santa tracker, showcased photos and videos of reported miracles and reports
from Santa during his flight path. Be sure to check it out here: