Video Of The Week - WestJet's Christmas 'Miracles' Continue

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WestJet Airlines began the tradition of delighting unsuspecting passengers with well-deserved Christmas cheer in 2012 when they surprised weary travelers with free iPods. In 2013, the Canadian Airline granted the Christmas wishes of passengers on two late-night flights. The following year, the company upped the ante with Christmas deliveries to an impoverished community in the Dominican Republic. For 2015, the Airline's management went a step further by challenging each of its 12,000 employees to perform at least one Christmas 'miracle' within a stipulated 24-hour period.

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On December 9, workers from the Airline's 90 destinations across North America set out to meet the challenge. Wearing WestJet's signature blue Santa hats and in come cases even complete suits, they took time out of their busy schedules to perform one or more good deeds for deserving members of their respective communities.

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The mini 'miracles' ranged from trimming a yard to paying the restaurant tab for a fellow diner, buying food for the hungry, and even treating a deserving family to a trip to Disney World. Some lucky audience members of the Ellen Degeneres show received two round-trip tickets to Vancouver from WestJet's generous management. By the end of the day, the employees had performed an astounding 32,000 mini-miracles, far exceeding the original goal. As the company says, miracles do happen when we all work as one!

Resources: airwaysnews.com, vancitybuzz.com

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  • gold3nglare
    gold3nglareThursday, March 11, 2021 at 6:39 am
    These people are amazing. If Supreme Court doesn't work out I wanna join West Jet!
    • ilovetacoslol
      ilovetacoslolSaturday, January 9, 2021 at 5:02 pm
      Im glad they did this!
      • coolkid77
        coolkid77Friday, December 4, 2020 at 1:27 pm
        so nice
        • JennaWednesday, April 17, 2019 at 8:20 am
          That is really cool.
          • ZachFriday, September 21, 2018 at 2:20 pm
            they are really nice
            • johnTuesday, December 19, 2017 at 9:30 am
              they are so nice
              • koreanbacongirl
                koreanbacongirlThursday, December 14, 2017 at 3:47 pm
                amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • koreanbacongirl
                  koreanbacongirlThursday, December 14, 2017 at 3:21 pm
                  oh my god its so sad and happy!
                  • Natalie .MWednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:31 am
                    I'm so happy that they reached their goal and more 31,000!
                    • Keena A.Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:27 am
                      I am so happy for those people who got gives