WestJet launches four new winter sun routes

Huatulco Airport in Mexico welcomed its first ever WestJet service on Saturday 12 December with the arrival of a flight from Calgary. The following day the first flight from Toronto Pearson arrived. Both routes will be served twice-weekly during the winter season using the airline’s 737s.

This suitcase-shaped cake was baked to celebrate the arrival of WestJet’s first ever service to Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. The Canadian LCC began twice-weekly seasonal flights from Toronto Pearson on 11 December.

This suitcase-shaped cake was baked to celebrate the arrival of WestJet’s first ever service to Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. The Canadian LCC began twice-weekly seasonal flights from Toronto Pearson on 11 December.

The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) welcomed the launch of weekly WestJet services to Orlando in Florida on Thursday 10 December. Showing off their Mickey Mouse ears are: Todd Lindley, Corporate & National Sales, WestJet; Ken Seilling, Waterloo Region Regional Chair; and Chris Wodd, YKF General Manager.

  • WestJet has added a number of new ‘winter sun’ routes to its network during the last week. The Canadian LCC has added Huatulco (HUX) in Mexico to its network with the introduction of twice-weekly flights from both Calgary (YYC) and Toronto Pearson (YYZ). The other two new routes are from Kitchener (YKF) to Orlando (MCO), and from Toronto to Palm Beach (PBI). WestJet now serves Orlando from 12 Canadian airports, while Palm Beach in Florida is a new destination for the airline. Competition exists on three of the four new routes, none of which are operated more than twice-weekly.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
12 Dec Calgary (YYC) Huatulco (HUX) B73W (2) Air Transat (1), Sunwing Airlines (1)
10 Dec Kitchener (YKF) Orlando (MCO) B73W (1)
13 Dec Toronto (YYZ) Huatulco (HUX) B73W (2) Air Canada (1), Air Transat (1), Sunwing Airlines (1)
11 Dec Palm Beach (PBI) B73S (2) Air Canada (12)
Source: anna.aero’s New Route Database. OAG Schedules Analyser for w/c 15 December 2015. WF = Weekly frequencies.

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