WS will launch non-stop service between Toronto and Belize City beginning 20OCT.
"WestJet is proud to become the only Canadian carrier to fly non-stop to the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport in Belize," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. "The flight's departure time will allow guests to connect seamlessly from many cities across Canada to a destination known for its large Canadian ex-pat community.”
Karen Bevans, Director of Tourism for Belize, says it’s good news for the destination. "With Canada being one of the strong source markets for tourist arrivals in Belize, we are extremely excited about this new direct route," she said.
"We welcome WestJet's first direct flight to Belize, which we guarantee will boost the demand for Canadian travel to our unique destination. Belize and Canada have shared strong ties for many years, so we anticipate that this direct flight from Toronto to Belize City will encourage even more Canadians to venture south to our beautiful jewel."
Twice-weekly flights will depart YYZ at 9:15 am, arriving BZE at 11:59 am.
In other news from WS, the carrier launched year-round, non-stop service between YYC and JFK on 1AUG.