WestJet adds more than a dozen new weekly flights from Toronto

Jul 24 2017, 5:33 pm

There are now more winter escape options from Toronto for those looking for sunshine.

WestJet announced on Monday that an additional 55 weekly non-stop flights will be leaving from Pearson International Airport to popular sun destinations in the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Additionally, flights to key domestic business destinations have also been increased.

“WestJet will increase service from Toronto, our largest hub, by 55 weekly flights this winter,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development in a statement. “This additional service means business travellers will be able to take advantage of increased frequencies and more convenient schedules from Toronto to MontrealOttawaWinnipegCalgary and Vancouver, while sun seekers will have more flights to choose from for their winter warmth than ever before.”

The increased service is part of the airline’s new winter schedule.

Some of WestJet’s increased service from Toronto includes:

  • TorontoMontreal, from 83 to 91 times weekly (14 times each business day).
  • TorontoVancouver, from 45 to 52 times weekly (eight times each business day).
  • TorontoCalgary, from 56 to 68 times weekly, more than any other carrier (10 times each business day).
  • Toronto-Orlando, from 12 to 15 times weekly.
  • TorontoFort Lauderdale, from 11 to 14 times weekly.
  • TorontoCancun, from 11 to 15 times weekly.
  • TorontoMontego Bay, from 13 to 14 times weekly.
  • TorontoNassau, from seven to nine times weekly.
  • TorontoLiberia, from four to five times weekly.
  • TorontoAntigua, from two to three times weekly.
  • TorontoPunta Cana, from six to seven times weekly.
  • Toronto-Puerto Plata, from five to six times weekly.

The additional local flights deliver optimized service for both the business and leisure traveller and give Canadians greater connectivity into and out of hubs in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto, according to the airline.

By this winter, WestJet will operate an average of 700 daily flights to 93 destinations including 37 in Canada, 22 in the United States, 33 in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America and one in Europe.

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