Posted on: 20 July 2015 by Mark Howells
WestJet has announced a winter 2015-2016 flight schedule made up of more than 85 flights across its domestic and international network, including WestJet Encore’s new three times daily service from Toronto to Boston (the subsidiary’s first US destination).
WestJet’s winter schedule also includes new non-stop services between Toronto and West Palm Beach and between Toronto and Sarasota in Florida. Guests flying from the Region of Waterloo International Airport and Charlottetown Airport will also see new weekly flights to Orlando.
In further developments, there will be three new services to Mexico, between Toronto and Huatulco; Toronto and Merida; and Toronto and Cabo San Lucas. Elsewhere, there is an additional service to Costa Rica which is between Toronto and San Jose, with WestJet already serving Liberia in Costa Rica.
The three times daily Toronto–Boston service will commence from 16 March 2016, before a daily Halifax–Boston route is inaugurated on 16 April.
In the meantime, the Kitchener–Orlando route will begin on 10 December this year, followed by the twice weekly Toronto–West Palm Beach from 11 December, 2015. The twice-weekly Toronto–Huatulco flights will begin on 13 December, whilst the Toronto–Merida and Toronto–San Jose services will start on 15
Finally, both the twice-weekly Toronto–Sarasota route and the Charlottetown–Orlando service will operate from 18 December 2015 onwards before the Toronto–Cabo San Lucas route kicks in on 19 December.
“WestJet continues to enhance its strong position in key sun markets with the addition of more destinations in areas popular with Canadian travellers," remarked Chris Avery, WestJet’s VP network planning, alliances and corporate development. “Our upcoming winter schedule also adds many new routes, extends routes from seasonal to year-round and increases frequencies within Canada to improve our business and leisure products. In particular, our new non-stop service to Boston from Halifax and Toronto complements our growing list of US business destinations.”