Holiday cheer: Airline grants Christmas wishes for 250 unsuspecting passengers

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WestJet travelers at two Canadian airports had all their Christmas wishes granted as part of a new promotional video for the airline.

WestJet set up 19 hidden cameras at the Toronto Pearson International and Hamilton International airports in Ontario. As passengers checked in, they were greeted by a digital Santa Claus who then asked each traveler what he or she wanted for Christmas, christmas_wishes_come_true.html” target=”_blank”>The Star reported.

After the travelers from both airports headed for Calgary, Alberta, WestJet employees got to work fulfilling the Christmas wishes of the 250 customers, ABC News said.

Four hours later, when the flights landed, a Christmas surprise was waiting for each traveler at baggage claim.

Fake snow fell as gifts wrapped in WestJet colors slid down the conveyor belt, each addressed to its respective owner “From Santa.”

One woman shed tears of joy when she discovered her new digital camera, but the grand finale was a big-screen TV awarded to “The Hughes family.”

This wasn’t the first time WestJet has gotten into the Christmas spirit, christmas-miracle-ad/” href=”http://mashable.com/2013/12/09/westjet-christmas-miracle-ad/” target=”_blank”>Mashable notes. Last year, the Canadian airline created a Christmas-themed flash mob and donated flights to a family in need through their community investment program.

This year, WestJet will donate flights if the video receives at least 200,000 YouTube views, Mashable reported.

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