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WestJet Adds Flights for 2016-17 Winter


CALGARY — WestJet announced last month that it will add dozens of new flights to its domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule.

WestJet resumes flights to Fort McMurray, Alta.

WestJet is adding flights to its winter schedule.

“As our network of more than 100 destinations in over 20 countries continues to expand, we remain committed to offering our guests more choices, better connectivity and the opportunity to fly with Canada’s highest-rated airline for customer service,” said Bob Cummings, executive vice-president, commercial.

Highlights of WestJet’s 2016-2017 winter schedule include new non-stop weekly service between Regina, Sask. and Orlando, Fla., effective Oct. 27, 2016, and new flights from Toronto to a number of Canadian and international destinations, including Vancouver, Ottawa, Moncton, N.B.; Myrtle Beach, S. C.; Aruba; Kingston, Jamaica; San Jose, Calif.; Liberia, Costa Rica; Port-of-Spain, Haiti; and St. Martin.

In addition, there will be an increase of 41 new weekly flights between Vancouver and Kelowna, B.C., Prince George, B.C., Toronto, Honolulu, Cancun, Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Los Angeles.

Kelowna will see 19 new flights per week to Vancouver and two additional weekly flights to Calgary. Service from Halifax will increase, with seven additional weekly flights to Sydney, N.S., and daily flights added this summer scheduled to continue through the winter.

Existing seasonal services will be extended through the winter, including Vancouver-Montreal, and Toronto to Gander, NF, Nashville, Tenn., Los Angeles and Brandon, Man.

Additional flights from Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg to domestic and international destinations.

As previously announced, non-stop service to London Gatwick from Calgary and Toronto will operate year-round through the winter.

This winter, WestJet will operate an average of 642 daily flights to 95 destinations including 36 in Canada, 25 in the United States and 34 in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. Combining summer and winter routes, this year WestJet will operate an average of 639 daily flights to 101 destinations including 38 in Canada, 27 in the United States and 36 in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe.



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