WestJet to return to 95 destinations this winter

By WestJet | | 3 min read
Airline continues to restore sun, transborder and domestic routes as Canadians confidence in travel grows
Winter Schedule 2021

Airline continues to restore sun, transborder and domestic routes as Canadians confidence in travel grows

This winter, WestJet is set to restore service and connectivity to more than 95 destinations across the airline’s domestic, transborder, sun and international network as of December. 

“As Canadians confidence in travel grows, the return of service to 95 destinations marks a major milestone in rebuilding our network to pre-pandemic levels,” said John Weatherill, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. “We have our sights set on restoring our global network to reach more than 100 destinations and continue to focus on alleviating the current travel barriers in place for our guests.”

“These investments demonstrate our commitment to restoring routes and connectivity to communities across Canada,” continued Weatherill. “Travel advisories are evolving in real-time and it is critical that policies implemented prior to the widespread availability of vaccines are recalibrated to accelerate Canada’s economic recovery and to reflect the new fully-vaccinated travel journey.”

Strengthening sun service and transborder flights from Toronto

With the addition of seven returning flights from Toronto, WestJet will offer non-stop service to 55 destinations including 26 international, 17 domestic and 12 transborder this winter from Toronto. 

  • Toronto – Boston
  • Toronto – Miami
  • Toronto - Grand Cayman
  • Toronto – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Toronto – San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Toronto – Roatan
  • Toronto – Kelowna*

Increasing sun flights and non-stop options to Hawaii from Calgary

As the airline with the most flights this winter from Calgary, WestJet is set to offer non-stop service to 61 destinations from Calgary including 30 domestic, 19 transborder and 12 international destinations from YYC with the addition of the following non-stop flights. 

  • Calgary - Fort Lauderdale 
  • Calgary - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Calgary - Lihue
  • Calgary - Kona

WestJet continues to be the Canadian carrier that offers the most flights to Hawaii to the four major islands from Western Canada. 

New non-stop sun flights for Winnipeg and Regina connectivity

WestJet is adding non-stop options to Cancun and Orlando with the return of international flights to Winnipeg. The airline will also restore four-times weekly non-stop service between Regina and Winnipeg.

  • Winnipeg - Cancun
  • Winnipeg - Orlando
  • Winnipeg - Regina 

Connecting Edmonton and Honolulu non-stop

WestJet will connect guests between Edmonton and Honolulu beginning December 18, 2021. This winter the airline will serve 24 domestic, international and transborder destinations non-stop from Alberta’s capital city.

  • Edmonton - Honolulu, Hawaii

Service between Kelowna and Toronto to return for peak holiday travel

WestJet is increasing Kelowna’s non-stop options with the return of three-times weekly service between Toronto and Kelowna from December 17 to January 5, 2022.

  • Kelowna - Toronto*

Full schedule details are available online here.

Frequency and start dates of returning service added to WestJet's winter schedule:

Route  Frequency  Start Date  
Toronto – Boston  4x weekly   December 17
Toronto – Miami 
4x weekly   December 16
Toronto - Grand Cayman  1x weekly   December 16
Toronto – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  2x weekly   December 17
Toronto – Roatan   1x weekly   December 19
Toronto – San Juan, Puerto Rico  1x weekly   December 18
Toronto – Kelowna*  3x weekly   December 17 – January 5, 2022
Calgary - Fort Lauderdale   1x weekly   December 18
Calgary - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic  1x weekly   December 18
Calgary - Lihue  1x weekly    December 19
Calgary - Kona  1x weekly   December 19
Winnipeg – Cancun  Up to 3x weekly   December 17
Winnipeg – Orlando
1x weekly   December 18
Winnipeg - Regina  4x weekly   December 16
Edmonton – Honolulu, Hawaii   1x weekly   December 18
Kelowna – Toronto*    3x weekly   December 17 – January 5, 2022

To ensure guests are equipped and prepared with the information they need to enjoy a smooth and safe return to travel the airline has created its Travel Ready Series.