WestJet announces new seasonal routes

WestJet Airlines (Calgary) announced the upcoming launch of two new seasonal non-stop services between Quebec City and Cancun and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood.

Starting December 11, 2010, guests from Quebec City and its surrounding area will be able to fly nonstop to Cancun every Saturday until April 30, 2011. Service to Fort Lauderdale will begin December 12, 2010, with one flight every Sunday until April 24, 2011.

WestJet also announced the upcoming launch of a new seasonal nonstop service between Ottawa and Las Vegas. In addition to this new route, WestJet will also increase the frequency of flights from Ottawa to Cancun, Punta Cana, Montego Bay and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood.

Starting on December 9, 2010, guests from Ottawa and its surrounding area will be able to fly nonstop to Las Vegas twice weekly until April 28, 2011. Also starting in December, frequency from Ottawa to Cancun will increase from two to three times weekly, from Ottawa to Punta Cana will increase from once to twice weekly, from Ottawa to Montego Bay will increase from twice to three times weekly, and from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale will increase from once to twice weekly. These frequency increases are in addition to the recently announced year-round service from Ottawa to Vancouver and Halifax.

WestJet also announced it will launch new nonstop seasonal service this winter between Saskatoon and Phoenix. From December 17, 2010, until April 29, 2011, guests will be able to fly nonstop between Saskatoon and Phoenix once weekly on Fridays.

WestJet also announced it will fly nonstop between Edmonton and Orlando on a weekly basis starting on December 18, 2010.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Boeing 737-7CT C-FEWJ (msn 32769) taxies to the gate at Miami.