London Airport in Ontario, Canada celebrated the arrival of WestJet Encore’s inaugural flight from Toronto Pearson on 15 March. The regional carrier will serve the airport pair with 13 weekly flights using its 78-seat Q400 fleet.
Boston Airport celebrated the start of WestJet Encore services from Toronto Pearson on 15 March with a traditional cake and ribbon cutting ceremony. The 715-kilometre sector will be served by the carrier thrice-daily.
- WestJet Encore launched services between Toronto Pearson (YYZ) and London (YXU) on 15 March. Both airports are in the Canadian province of Ontario. The short 142-kilometre sector will be served by the carrier 13 times weekly (twice-daily except Saturdays) and will be flown by the airline’s 78-seat Q400 fleet. WestJet Encore will face direct competition from Air Canada, with its Express division already serving the city pair with 54 weekly flights. The second route which WestJet Encore commenced from Pearson this week was to Boston (BOS), also launching on 15 March. The 715-kilometre sector will be served by the carrier thrice-daily using its Q400 fleet, and will also face direct competition from Air Canada which operates up to 53 weekly flights on the city pair. “WestJet Encore is pleased to begin year-round services between Toronto Pearson Airport and Boston’s Logan Airport,” said Ferio Pugliese, President, WestJet Encore. “Our flight to Boston marks our first trans-border route and represents another step in the growth and evolution of WestJet Encore.”