WestJet Encore kicks off operations out of Québec City - New carrier to offer more flights to Toronto

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting March 15, travelers will have access to more WestJet flights to and from Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. The airline's regional subsidiary, WestJet Encore, will ramp up WestJet's service by operating two daily flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport, WestJet's hub in Eastern Canada. 

This new offering will significantly improve service to and from Québec City, which will be a boon to both business and leisure travelers. Flights are operated by 78-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft according to the following schedule: 

Route

Frequency

Departure

Arrival

Starting on

Québec City-Toronto

Once a day

6 a.m.

8:01 a.m.

March 16, 2015

Toronto-Québec City

Once a day

3:40 p.m.

5:23 p.m.

March 15, 2015

Québec City-Toronto

Once a day

6 p.m.

8 p.m.

March 15, 2015

Toronto-Québec City

Once a day

9:20 p.m.

11:03 p.m.

March 15, 2015

WestJet's enhanced service to YQB offers numerous benefits for travelers and the community:      

  • Twice as many flights between Québec City and Toronto
  • More seats available in the Québec City–Toronto corridor
  • More opportunities to connect with its network of over 120 destinations, as well as to all its partner networks via its Toronto Pearson hub
  • Greater scheduling flexibility for business and leisure travelers
  • More vacation package options from travel wholesaler WestJet Vacations
  • Easier access to Québec City for tourists

"We're delighted to welcome WestJet Encore to Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. This dynamic carrier has been a huge success across Canada since its launch in June 2013. WestJet's decision to step up its service in Québec City shows a real commitment to our community," said Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi) president and CEO Gaëtan Gagné.
Book today at www.westjet.com or through a travel agent.

About Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi)
Since November 1, 2000, Aéroport de Québec inc. has been responsible for the management, operation, maintenance, and development of the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. Approximately a dozen carriers offer multiple connections to various destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Europe, with daily service to major hubs in northeastern North America.

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SOURCE Aéroport de Québec

For further information: Mathieu Claise, Communications and Public Relations Manager, Aéroport de Québec inc., Tel.: 418-640-2700, ext. 2625

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