Regional airline expands across Central Canada with increased frequency
CALGARY, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the launch of new, non-stop twice-daily service between Toronto and Quebec City, Quebec, effective March 15, 2015. Using WestJet Encore's fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, the new service will replace WestJet's current daily service on board its Boeing Next-Generations 737s.
"One of WestJet Encore's raison d'être is to allow us to make service improvements to the communities we serve by increasing frequencies, and this is a prime example of that strategy," Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. "We look forward to offering our guests more choices and flexibility, increased frequency and great connectivity to our many transborder and international sun destinations."
Details of WestJet Encore's new twice-daily service between Toronto and Quebec City are:
|3400||Toronto at 3:40 p.m.||Quebec City at 5:17 p.m.||March 15, 2015|
|3401||Quebec City at 6 p.m.||Toronto at 7:50 p.m.||March 15, 2015|
|3402||Toronto at 9:15 p.m.||Quebec City at 10:52 p.m.||March 15, 2015|
|3403||Quebec City at 6 a.m.||Toronto at 7:55 a.m.||March 16, 2015|
Fares are available starting from:
|Departing||Arriving|| Air transportation
*Some restrictions apply. Please see westjet.com for full details.
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