New flight to Vancouver Island tops list of more flights from Alberta's capital
CALGARY, July 27, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced new non-stop service between Edmonton and Nanaimo, British Columbia, as well as more flights between Edmonton and Grande Prairie, Kelowna, Regina and Saskatoon.
"Edmonton is one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada and these important schedule improvements will support that growth," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. "These increases cover a broad range of areas including key business and leisure routes, offering greater flexibility for business travellers who want same-day return trips, and more choices for people looking for vacation opportunities."
"WestJet's significant investment and commitment is a vote of confidence in the Edmonton Metro region. Increasing our connectivity and frequency means more options for residents and visitors alike," said Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton.
Details of WestJet's new route between Edmonton and Nanaimo:
|Edmonton - Nanaimo||Daily||12:45 p.m.||1:51 p.m.||Dec. 15, 2015|
|Nanaimo - Edmonton||Daily||2:25 p.m.||5:12 p.m.||Dec. 15, 2015|
Details of WestJet's additional flights from Edmonton:
|Edmonton - Kelowna||Once daily||Four times daily||Dec. 15, 2015|
|Kelowna - Edmonton||Once daily||Four times daily||Dec. 15, 2015|
|Edmonton - Grande Prairie||Nine times weekly||23 times weekly||Oct. 26, 2015|
|Grande Prairie - Edmonton||Nine times weekly||23 times weekly||Oct. 26, 2015|
|Edmonton - Saskatoon||Once daily||Three times daily||Dec. 15, 2015|
|Saskatoon - Edmonton||Once daily||Three times daily||Dec. 15, 2015|
|Edmonton - Regina||Once daily||Three times daily||Oct. 25, 2015|
|Regina - Edmonton||Once daily||Three times daily||Oct. 25, 2015|
One-way fares are available starting at:
| Base fare
*Some restrictions apply. Please see westjet.com for details.
This winter, WestJet will fly non-stop from Edmonton to 26 destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean including Orlando, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Maui, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. WestJet's popular non-stop seasonal service between Edmonton and Maui begins December 11, 2015, on board the airline's Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.
For more information on new WestJet service from Edmonton, please visit westjet.com.
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