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WestJet unveils its routes for summer 2024

To the point WestJet has announced its itineraries for the 2024 summer season, which will include a dozen new routes.

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The airline has decided to increase its domestic, leisure and international flights by 15% compared with 2023.

WestJet plans, in addition to its new routes, to allocate or extend 16 other routes. The full 2024 summer schedule will soon be unveiled by the group.

During the summer season, Canadians will see the return of leisure-oriented seasonal flights linking Eastern and Western Canada,” said John Weatherill, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, WestJet Group, in a press release. Travelers can also enjoy expanded service to sun destinations.

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WestJet - Eastern Canada to offer 11 new routes

WestJet also pointed out that, in addition to the ongoing development of its network – with 15 new routes to and from the West – the East will welcome 11 new routes this summer. However, no itinerary has been announced for Quebec.

New routes include :

  • New direct seasonal service between Calgary and Deer Lake, (NL);
  • The return of seasonal non-stop service between Toronto and Deer Lake (NL), Moncton (NB), Charlottetown (PEI) and Victoria (BC);
  • The return of transatlantic flights between Halifax and Dublin, Edinburgh and London, as well as St. Moritz. St. John’s and London (Gatwick).

WestJet - Sun destinations in the spotlight

For the summer of 2024, WestJet has specified that it will offer Canadians a more generous package than other airlines to popular sun destinations.

Among the announcements, the company indicated:

  • A 56% increase in Toronto’ s capacity to sun destinations;
  • More flights between Hawaii and Canada than other airlines;
  • To be the only airline offering year-round service between Canada and Maui-Kahului, Calgary and Vancouver.

WestJet - More routes to the United States

WestJet has announced that this summer it will increase air capacity between Canada and the U.S. by 26%, including 70% to Delta hubs.

The cross-border timetable will include :

  • New service between Regina and Minneapolis, Vancouver and Detroit, and Edmonton and Atlanta;
  • Direct connectivity between Edmonton and San Francisco and Nashville;
  • A return to seasonal summer service between Halifax and St. John’s. St. John’s, Orlando, Florida;
  • More direct flights to Phoenix and Las Vegas from Western Canada than other airlines.

The airline also pointed out that its codeshare partnership with Delta Air Lines enables travelers to benefit from some 100 connecting U.S. destinations in Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Seattle.

Here are the details of the new markets:

New routes Return routes Summer extension
Edmonton-Atlanta Halifax-Dublin Calgary-Honolulu
Edmonton-Nashville Halifax-London(LGW) CalgaryMaui
Edmonton-San Francisco Halifax-Orlando CalgaryPuntaCana
Vancouver-Detroit St. John’s -Orlando CalgaryVaradero
Halifax-Edinburgh Toronto-Dublin Vancouver-Phoenix
St. John’s -London (LGW) Toronto-Edinburgh Edmonton-Phoenix
Regina-Minneapolis TorontoProvidenciales EdmontonOrlando
CalgarySeoul Toronto-Puerto Plata  
Calgary-Reykjavik Toronto-Moncton  
Calgary-Deer Lake  

WestJet - Save on your flight with WestJet dollars

WestJet offers travelers the WestJet Rewards loyalty program to earn and use WestJet dollars.

Flights with partners like Delta also collect these precious dollars, depending on the class and distance flown.

Fill up on rewards with the WestJet RBC MasterCard and the WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard.

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