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WestJet announces new routes

Jun 25, 2016

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced new flights from Edmonton, AB, to Hamilton, ON, and Winnipeg, MB, to Kelowna, BC. Flights are available for sale as of Monday June 27, 2016, with service commencing July 28, 2016.

"These are cities we presently serve yet don't connect with non-stop flying," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. "These routes have been on our radar for a while now and with the busy summer flying season upon us, we examined our fleet plans to see if there was extra flying we could provide. Our guests can expect WestJet's low fares on these routes."

Details of new service:

Route Frequency Effective

Edmonton ¬– Hamilton Four times weekly July 29 – September 5, 2016

Hamilton – Edmonton Four times weekly July 29 – September 5, 2016

Winnipeg – Kelowna Three times weekly July 28 – September 6, 2016

Kelowna – Winnipeg Three times weekly July 28 – September 6, 2016

WestJet also announced enhanced schedules between Vancouver and Winnipeg, and Edmonton and Vancouver. Starting July 28 through September 6, 2016, flights operating between Vancouver and Winnipeg will operate 24 times weekly. Flights between Edmonton and Vancouver will operate 54 times weekly. These new flights offer greater flexibility and more options during the peak summer travel period. Flights are available for purchase starting June 28, 2016.

Flights will be operated on WestJet's Boeing 737 aircraft featuring the recently enhanced Plus product and WestJet Connect, WestJet's inflight entertainment system connected directly to smartphone, tablet or computer.

WestJet announces new routes

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