NEW WestJet Cancels Direct Flights from St. John's to London

West Jet will be adding flights to its Vancouver Kelowna route

Westjet is increasing service out of Vancouver International Airport by adding 60 more flights weekly.

The Calgary-based airline announced Monday that daily direct flights will begin May 31 to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris from Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

WestJet announced on January 29, 2018 new service from Halifax to Paris and London starting in the Spring. It did not give details of the new Edmonton flights.

"We look forward to working with WestJet to launch this exciting new long-haul route, which will further enhance Gatwick's position as the world's busiest departure airport for low-priced, long-haul services", said Guy Stephenson, Chief Commercial Officer, Gatwick Airport.

"As the carrier with the most transatlantic flights from Halifax, we are thrilled to announce our first foray onto the European mainland", said Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial.

"WestJet began flying to Dublin, Ireland in 2014".

WestJet has ended its direct flight from St. John's to London's Gatwick airport.

WestJet Airlines has added new flights to Kelowna and Penticton as part of a general schedule expansion.

Additional flights from Calgary to a number of domestic destinations including Nanaimo, Edmonton, Halifax, Kelowna, Fort McMurray, Windsor, Grand Prairie, Montreal, Abbotsford, Penticton and Victoria.

Additional flights from Calgary to a number of transborder and sun destinations including Nashville, Cancun, Dallas / Ft.

WestJet will begin serving Denver International Airport daily from Calgary starting March 8 and will launch four-time weekly service between Calgary and Mexico City on March 14.

Additional flights from Toronto to a number of Canadian destinations including Ottawa, Montreal, Saskatoon and Victoria.

With the additions to the schedule, the airline will fly between the two cities seven times a day, or 49 times a week.

WestJet will launch three-time weekly service between Vancouver and Mexico City with the route moving to daily service on April 29.



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