WestJet strengthens domestic network

WestJet strengthens domestic network-1

Hamilton celebrated with cake and balloons the start of WestJet’s thrice-weekly (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays) operation from Vancouver. Launched 30 June, the 3,349-kilometre sector will be flown on the carrier’s 737-700s.

  • WestJet commenced service on six domestic routes this week, plus one international connection from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX). Launched 29 June, the 3,492-kilometre transborder city pair is the only route of WestJet’s new services to face direct competition. The airport pair is already served by American Airlines and Air Canada, which offer a combined 60 weekly flights. The average sector length of the carrier’s new routes is 2,941 kilometres, while the average weekly frequency is 4.4.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
28 June Toronto Pearson (YYZ) Brandon (YBR) B73W (4)
29 June Los Angeles (LAX) B73S (7) Air Canada (49), American Airlines (11)
Vancouver (YVR) Halifax (YHZ) B73W (4)
London (YXU)
30 June Calgary (YYC) Thunder Bay (YQT) B73S (5)
Vancouver (YVR) Hamilton (YHM) B73W (3)
01 July Halifax (YHZ) Winnipeg (YWG) B73W (4)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser data for w/c 12 July 2016.

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