WestJet adds New Orleans, Grand Cayman and Santa Clara, Cuba
Airline unveils new destinations and routes for the winter of 2010-2011
July 7, 2010
WestJet today unveiled its winter schedule for 2010-2011, featuring three new destinations, 10 new routes and expanded service on more than 30 others - and at everyday low fares all year-round.
Beginning in November 2010, WestJet will launch seasonal, non-stop service to New Orleans, Santa Clara (Cuba) and Grand Cayman Island, all from Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
WestJet will also launch new seasonal, non-stop service between the following cities:
WestJet will extend its non-stop service from seasonal to year-round between the following cities:
WestJet will increase the number of seasonal, non-stop flights this winter from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal to exciting destinations such as Honolulu, Maui, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas
'This winter schedule is a measured, balanced and strategic approach to domestic, trans-border and international growth,' said Hugh Dunleavy, Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning. 'Along with our high-value frequent guest program we launched in March, additional service to and from Ottawa expands upon our growing business travel offering. And, the introduction of new southern destinations from more Canadian gateways offers our guests more choices for their winter vacations.'
'We are also pleased to announce seasonal, non-stop service to three new destinations from Toronto's Pearson International Airport,' continued Hugh Dunleavy. 'Our valued relationship with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority is a key building block to our ongoing, strategic approach to growth from Toronto.'
'WestJet's continued commitment to growing services for the benefit of passengers using Toronto Pearson has been shown again by the announcement of these new routes,' added Pamela Griffith-Jones, Chief Commercial Officer for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority. 'We will continue to work with WestJet to support their needs and to help offer more choice and more routes for the communities we serve.'
Since its launch in 2006, WestJet Vacations has become a trusted and preferred travel provider for Canadian vacationers. WestJet Vacations offers seven-night vacation packages starting as low as $819 for Santa Clara, Cuba, three-night packages starting as low as $899 for Grand Cayman Island and three-night vacation packages starting as low as $479 for New Orleans.
'We are pleased to be able to offer our WestJet Vacations guests the opportunity to choose from three more great destinations,' said Chris Avery, Vice-President, WestJet Vacations. 'In fact, this winter we're offering more packages to more destinations from more Canadian cities than we've ever offered before. We are truly offering Canadians great vacation packages where they want to go, when they want to go.'
WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 71-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its modern fleet of 89 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 46 aircraft through 2016, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
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