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WestJet announces increased frequency on select routes

June 20, 2015 Aviation No Comments Email Email

WestJet today announced an increase in frequency on three existing international routes and a move from seasonal to year-round service between Calgary and Yellowknife.

Service between Calgary and Loreto, Mexico increases from weekly to twice-weekly service. Flights between Torontoand Puerto Vallarta increase from weekly to three times weekly and service between Toronto and Puerto Platadoubles from twice-weekly service to four scheduled flights per week.

“Today’s announcement represents a disciplined approach in balancing the needs of the travelling public with responsible growth,” said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Increased frequency on the routes announced today is in direct response to demand and provides us with an opportunity to further optimize our fleet. As always, we operate with an eye to ensuring value-based options and strong network capability for business and leisure travellers alike.”

Details of increased route frequency available June 15, 2015:

Route

Increase

New frequency

Calgary – Loreto**

One extra weekly flight

Twice-weekly

Toronto – Puerto Vallarta**

Two extra weekly flights

Three times weekly

Toronto – Palm Springs**

Two extra weekly flights

Four times weekly

Calgary – Yellowknife

Moves to year-round service

Daily

**Seasonal start and end dates apply and are indicated in the booking flow. Please see westjet.com/MoreRoutes for details.

One-way fares between Calgary and Loreto available starting at:


Departing

Arriving

Air transportation charges (ATC)

Taxes,
fees and
charges

Total

one-way

price from

Base fare from

Other ATC

Calgary

Loreto

$227.00

$7.50

$86.29

$320.79*CAD

One-way fares between Toronto and Puerto Vallarta available starting at:


Departing

Arriving

Air transportation charges (ATC)

Taxes,
fees and
charges

Total

one-way

price from

Base fare from

Other ATC

Toronto

Puerto Vallarta

$256.00

$7.50

$83.04

$346.54*CAD

One-way fares between Toronto and Palm Springs available starting at:


Departing

Arriving

Air transportation charges (ATC)

Taxes,
fees and
charges

Total

one-way

price from

Base fare from

Other ATC

Toronto

Palm Springs

$239.00

$7.50

$96.85

$343.35*CAD

One-way fares between Calgary and Yellowknife available starting at:


Departing

Arriving

Air transportation charges (ATC)

Taxes,
fees and
charges

Total

one-way

price from

Base fare from

Other ATC

Calgary

Yellowknife

$167.00

$23.00

$48.48

$238.48*CAD

*Some restrictions apply. Please see westjet.com/MoreRoutes for details.

New routes launched earlier this year in addition to today’s increased frequency announcement include: EdmontonKamloops, TorontoFredericton, Calgary-Terrace, CalgaryYellowknife, CalgaryLoreto and HalifaxGlasgow. Routes announced earlier this year that are set to launch this summer include: HalifaxDeer Lake, Halifax-Gander, HalifaxSydney, OttawaMoncton, CalgaryHouston and AbbotsfordLas Vegas.

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