WestJet triples service to the sun this winter
Airline adds non-stops from Halifax
to Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Florida
CALGARY, Nov. 24 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced new seasonal non-stop service from Halifax to Montego Bay, Punta Cana, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa, as well as additional non-stop service to Cancun and Orlando.
"A Maritime winter can be tough and we're especially pleased to give Nova Scotians more opportunity to soak up the sun this winter," said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning.
WestJet will fly non-stop between Halifax and Montego Bay weekly each Monday from February 14 to May 2, 2011.1
Halifax - Montego Bay (weekly between February 14 and May 2, 2011)
|From Halifax (WS2904)||9:15 a.m.||1:21 p.m.|
|From Montego Bay (WS2905)||2:15 p.m.||7:42 p.m.|
WestJet will fly non-stop between Halifax and Punta Cana weekly each Friday from February 18 to May 6, 2011.
Halifax - Punta Cana (weekly between February 18 and May 6, 2011)
|From Halifax (WS2906)||9:30 a.m.||1:55 p.m.|
|From Punta Cana (WS2907)||2:45 p.m.||7:14 p.m.|
WestJet will fly non-stop between Halifax and Fort Lauderdale weekly each Saturday from February 19 to May 7, 2011.
Halifax - Fort Lauderdale (weekly between February 19 and May 7, 2011)
|From Halifax (WS1916)||6:00 a.m.||9:22 a.m.|
|From Fort Lauderdale (WS1027)||11:00 a.m.||3:38 p.m.|
WestJet will fly non-stop between Halifax and Tampa weekly each Saturday from February 19 to May 7, 2011.
Halifax - Tampa (weekly between February 19 and May 7, 2011)
|From Halifax (WS1028)||4:30 p.m.||7:43 p.m.|
|From Tampa (WS1029)||8:35 p.m.||12:59 a.m.|
In addition to new flight service, WestJet is also increasing non-stop service to Orlando, Florida and Cancun, Mexico.
WestJet will fly non-stop between Halifax and Orlando weekly each Tuesday and Thursday from February 15 to May 5, 2011. This additional service will occur in conjunction with already-scheduled Saturday service to commence December 4, 2010.
Halifax - Orlando (twice per week between February 15 and May 5, 2011)
|From Halifax (WS1040) Tuesday||7:30 a.m.||10:28 a.m.|
|From Halifax (WS1042) Thursday||7:00 a.m.||9:58 a.m.|
|From Orlando (WS1043) Tuesday||7:15 p.m.||11:35 p.m.|
|From Orlando (WS1043) Thursday||7:15 p.m.||11:35 p.m.|
WestJet will fly non-stop between Halifax and Cancun weekly each Wednesday from February 16 to May 4, 2011. This additional service will occur in conjunction with already-scheduled Saturday service to commence January 8, 2011.
Halifax - Cancun (weekly between February 16 and May 4, 2011)
|From Halifax (WS2900)||10:05 a.m.||1:34 p.m.|
|From Cancun (WS2901)||2:30 p.m.||8:55 p.m.|
One-way fares, available in both directions on non-stop flights only, are available from Halifax to the following destinations. Price excludes applicable taxes and fees:
- Montego Bay starting from $229
- Punta Cana starting from $229
- Fort Lauderdale starting from $199
- Tampa starting from $199
- Orlando starting from $199
- Cancun starting from $229
Fares are available by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET (937-8538), your preferred travel agent or by visiting westjet.com.
WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for most of WestJet's scheduled destinations, including air and seven night accommodation to Montego Bay starting at $849, Fort Lauderdale starting at $919, Tampa starting at $929 and Orlando starting at $629 and plus applicable fees and taxes. Packages to Cancun starting at $1099 and Punta Cana starting at $1139 plus applicable fees and taxes are available for air and seven nights, all-inclusive. For more information, call one of our WestJet Vacations Experience Specialists at 1-877-737-7001, your preferred travel agent or visit westjetvacations.com.
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 91 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 44 aircraft through 2017, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
About WestJet Vacations
Launched in 2006, WestJet Vacations provides guests with a wide selection of vacation packages to popular vacation destinations in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's friendly employees, extensive network and solid value proposition, WestJet Vacations offers guests a fun, friendly and caring vacation experience.
1 Flight service pending government approval
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