WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective April 15, 2015.

WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination

CALGARY, Canada – WestJet announced today it will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective April 15, 2015. Flights will be operated by WestJet Encore using its fleet of 78-seat, Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.

“The launch of service to Fredericton marks WestJet Encore’s eastern-most destination to date,” said Ferio Pugliese, WestJet Executive Vice-President and President, WestJet Encore. “We are very pleased to bring our low fares, high value and remarkable WestJet guest experience to the capital of New Brunswick for the first time, and we look forward to offering residents of Fredericton and the surrounding area the opportunity to take advantage of WestJet’s growing domestic, transborder and international network. WestJet Encore’s move eastward is part of a strategic plan to continue to liberate Canadians in smaller communities from the high cost of air travel, as WestJet has done throughout its 18-year history.”

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“We are delighted Fredericton has been chosen as the first destination to receive WestJet Encore in the Maritime Provinces,” says David Innes, President and CEO, Fredericton International Airport. “Our region has tremendous vitality and access to WestJet service was identified by our passengers as a high priority during our Community Air Access Strategy discussions in 2013.”

Details of WestJet’s new twice-daily service between Toronto and Fredericton:

Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Toronto-Fredericton Daily 8 a.m. 11:09 a.m. April 15, 2015
Toronto-Fredericton Daily 2:50 p.m. 5:59 p.m. April 15, 2015
Fredericton-Toronto Daily 11:45 a.m. 1:16 p.m. April 15, 2015
Fredericton-Toronto Daily 6:35 p.m. 8:06 p.m. April 15, 2015

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