WestJet launches new services from Toronto Pearson

Airline continues growth from Canada's busiest and most-connected airport

CALGARY, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet will launch new non-stop services from Toronto Pearson to six destinations over the next eight days beginning with twice-weekly service to West Palm Beach starting today. Other new non-stop destinations include Huatulco, Merida and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, San Jose, Costa Rica, and Sarasota, Florida.

WestJet will operate 92 daily departures to 59 destinations from Toronto Pearson this winter, an increase of seven and 13 per cent respectively compared to last winter.

"WestJet continues to offer travellers exciting new destinations and enhanced connectivity from around the country, all backed by our commitment to delivering a remarkable guest experience and caring, people-driven service," said John Weatherill, WestJet Director, Network and Schedule Planning. "In particular, these new destinations in Florida, Mexico and Costa Rica represent opportunities to introduce new guests to our ever-expanding transborder and international networks."

Details of WestJet's new non-stop services launching from Toronto Pearson this month:

Route Frequency Departs Arrives Effective
Toronto - West Palm Beach Twice weekly 7:25 a.m. 10:32 a.m. Dec. 11, 2015
West Palm Beach - Toronto Twice weekly 11:20 a.m. 2:19 p.m. Dec. 11, 2015
Toronto - Huatulco Twice weekly 9:15 a.m. 1:55 p.m. Dec. 13, 2015
Huatulco - Toronto Twice weekly 2:45 p.m. 8:29 p.m. Dec. 13, 2015
Toronto - Merida Once weekly 8:15 a.m. 11:33 a.m. Dec. 15, 2015
Merida - Toronto Once weekly 12:25 p.m. 5:14 p.m. Dec. 15, 2015
Toronto - San Jose, CR Twice weekly 9:15 a.m. 1:40 p.m. Dec. 15, 2015
San Jose CR - Toronto Twice weekly 2:30 p.m. 8:38 p.m. Dec. 15, 2015
Toronto - Sarasota Twice weekly 8:05 a.m. 11:06 a.m. Dec. 18, 2015
Sarasota - Toronto Twice weekly 11:55 a.m. 2:39 p.m. Dec. 18, 2015
Toronto - Cabo San Lucas Once weekly 9:15 a.m. 12:32 p.m. Dec. 19, 2015
Cabo San Lucas - Toronto Once weekly 1:25 p.m. 8:32 p.m. Dec. 19, 2015

WestJet's 2015 winter schedule also contains a number of new non-stop routes including Vancouver, Kitchener-Waterloo and Charlottetown to Orlando; Calgary to Fort Lauderdale and Liberia, Costa Rica; and Toronto and Halifax to Boston.

About WestJet
We are proud to be Canada's highest-rated airline for customer service, powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one of the country's top employers. We offer scheduled service to 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Through our regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, we offer our guests more than 150 destinations in more than 20 countries. Leveraging WestJet's extensive network, flight schedule and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations delivers affordable, flexible travel experiences with a variety of accommodation options for every guest. Members of our WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Our members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of WestJet flights and vacations packages on any day, at any time, to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods  ̶  even on seat sales. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit westjet.com.

Recent recognition includes:
2015/2011/2008-2005 Canada's 10 Most-Admired Corporate Cultures (Waterstone Human Capital)
2015/2014/2013/2012 Canada's Most Attractive Employer (Randstad)
2015/2014/2013/2012 Top three brands in Canada (Canadian Business magazine)
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
2015/2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (MoneySense magazine)
2015/2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in the Canada's Choice ranking (RewardsCanada.ca)
2014 Interbrand Canada's Best Canadian Brands (rank #20)
2014 Brands of the Year (Strategy magazine)
2014 Canada's Most Preferred Airline (Ipsos)2014 Value Airline of the Year (Air Transport World magazine)
2014/2013/2012/2011 Highest equity score: airline, vacation package supplier brands (Harris/Decima EquiTrend Study)

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