WestJet To Fly From YYZ To LAX, BNA & BOS This Summer
WestJet will launch new
non-stop service from Toronto to Nashville, Los Angeles and Boston as part of
its 2016 summer schedule. The additions will take the airline’s total number of
destinations over the century mark to 101
"We are excited
about our schedule and connectivity out of Toronto," said Bob Cummings,
WestJet Executive Vice President, Commercial. "By this summer we will
operate more than 120 flights per day from Toronto including new services to
Nashville, Los Angeles and Boston in addition to our previously announced daily
service to London, England. Building on our already strong connectivity into
Toronto from across Canada is a key element of our strategy for profitable
WestJet also says
it has enhanced schedules for business travellers with additional service from
Toronto to Ottawa, Montreal and Fredericton as well as between Ottawa and
Starting 15JUN, WS will
offer 12 daily flights between YYZ and YOW as well as YYZ and
YUL. YYZ and YFC will have a total of 3 daily flights as of 05MAR. 3
daily flights between YYZ and BOS will begin 15MAR. With additional service
between YOW and YHZ there will be a total of 3 daily flights between the
cities as of 05MAR.
"We look forward to
offering guests more options in their travel schedules along with our recently
enhanced Plus product, WestJet Connect and continued WestJet Rewards program
improvements,” said Cummings.
In addition to enhanced
business travel schedules, new 3 weekly non-stop flights are being added
between YVR and SAN. YVR will also see additional service to LAX, HNL and OGG
while YYZ will see additional service to MCO, TPA, FLL and MYR. Seasonal routes
from YHZ and YYT to MCO will now operate year-round.
WestJet also announced a
new non-stop route from YYC to YQT, however, the enhanced schedules from other
gateways are the result of the carrier cutting or reducing flights between B.C.
and Alberta by 05MAR..
can blame the downturn in oil prices, said WS spokeswoman Lauren
Stewart. "With the downturn in the economy, we are seeing less demand
for travel to and from energy markets."
By summer 2016, WestJet
and WestJet Encore will operate approximately 4,590 flights per week to
101 destinations: 38 in Canada, 27 in the U.S., 33 in the
Caribbean and Mexico and 3 in Europe.