WestJet will be cancelling flight services between Quebec’s two biggest cities as of October 28, more than a year after it started.
In an e-mail confirmation between a WestJet spokesperson and Daily Hive, guests with flights booked after October 28 will be rebooked via Toronto, offered a refund or booked on to other carriers.
Canada’s second-largest airline will continue to fly from Toronto to Quebec City three times a day and from Toronto to Montreal 14 times daily. The Calgary-based company will continue to monitor its Quebec City to Calgary route through the end of the season and will make a decision on its return next summer.
Initial expectations hoped the response to the route would be stronger when it was announced in February 2017. Since then, WestJet is committed to reducing costs and improve company profitability.
The decision to cancel the route is based on guest feedback, consumer demand and route frequency.
According to the spokesperson, WestJet will average 701 daily flights this winter, travelling to 96 destinations across Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe.