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WestJet to operate flights to 95 destinations this winter

WestJet has announced that it will be operating flights to 95 destinations across the airline’s domestic, transborder, sun and international network as of December 2021.

Strengthening service to Sun and trans border destinations from Toronto:

WestJet will add 7 new return flights from Toronto. These are:

  • Toronto – Boston
  • Toronto – Miami
  • Toronto – Grand Cayman
  • Toronto – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Toronto – San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Toronto – Roatan
  • Toronto – Kelowna

With the addition of these flights, WestJet will offer non-stop service to 55 destinations including 26 international, 17 domestic and 12 transborder this winter from Toronto.

Increasing sun flights and non-stop flights from Calgary to Hawaii:

WestJet will be offering the most number of flights (compared to other airlines) from Calgary this winter. The airline will offer non-stop service to 61 destinations from Calgary including 30 domestic, 19 transborder and 12 international destinations from Calgary the addition of the following non-stop flights:

  • Calgary – Fort Lauderdale
  • Calgary – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Calgary – Lihue
  • Calgary – Kona

WestJet states that it continues to be the Canadian carrier that offers the most flights to Hawaii to the 4 major islands from Western Canada.

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New non-stop sun flights for Winnipeg and Regina connectivity:

WestJet is resuming international flights from Winnipeg with service to Cancun and Orlando. The airline will also restore 4-weekly non-stop service between Regina and Winnipeg.

Edmonton-Honolulu nonstop flights:

Starting 18th December 2021, WestJet will operate nonstop flights between Edmonton and Honolulu. This winter, the airline will serve 24 domestic, international and transborder destinations non-stop from Alberta’scapital city.

Service between Kelowna and Toronto to return for peak holiday travel:

WestJet is increasing Kelowna’s non-stop options with the return of 3-weekly service between Toronto and Kelowna from 17th December 2021 to 5th January 2022.

Below are the details of the frequency and start dates of returning service added to WestJet’s winter schedule:

John Weatherill, Chief Commercial Officer, WestJet, said:

As Canadians confidence in travel grows, the return of service to 95 destinations marks a major milestone in rebuilding our network to pre-pandemic levels. We have our sights set on restoring our global network to reach more than 100 destinations and continue to focus on alleviating the current travel barriers in place for our guests. These investments demonstrate our commitment to restoring routes and connectivity to communities across Canada. Travel advisories are evolving in real-time and it is critical that policies implemented prior to the widespread availability of vaccines are recalibrated to accelerate Canada’s economic recovery and to reflect the new fully-vaccinated travel journey.

Meanwhile, WestJet recently announced nonstop flights between Toronto and Dublin.

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