WestJet releases its December schedule

WestJet today released its updated December schedule featuring up to 55 daily flights to sun destinations in the Caribbean, the United States (including Hawaii) and Mexico. The schedule also highlights increased domestic frequencies for travel starting December 5, 2020 through to January 4, 2021.

For sun seekers the airline is adding December flights to Liberia (Costa Rica), Punta Cana, Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic), Bridgetown (Barbados), Mazatlán (Mexico), Huatulco (Mexico), Orlando, Las Vegas, Honolulu (Oahu) and Kahului (Maui).

WestJet continues to operate at a reduced schedule and has removed over 63 per cent capacity year over year, including approximately 73 percent capacity from the December schedule alone. During the holiday season, the airline will offer flights to 54 destinations including 33 in Canada, nine in the U.S. including Hawaii, five in Mexico, five in the Caribbean, one in Europe and one in Central America. Frequencies will increase throughout the month of December, full details at bottom of the release.

Canadians travelling back through Calgary see benefits of post-travel testing trial

On November 2, YYC Calgary International Airport began the COVID-19 testing trial supported by the Governments of Canada and Alberta, trialing a reduced quarantine period in Alberta, while protecting Canadians from COVID-19.

Canadians travelling abroad are still subject to a 14-day quarantine upon their return to the country if not eligible for Alberta’s COVID-19 testing trial program.

WestJet is planning to operate the following transborder and international routes from December 5, 2020 to January 4, 2021:

Hawaii and U.S. transborder

Market Frequency (05DEC
– 15DEC)
(16DEC – 04JAN)
Vancouver – Maui 3x weekly
Vancouver – Honolulu 3x weekly
Vancouver – Palm Springs 2x weekly 2x weekly
 Vancouver – Los Angeles 2x weekly
Vancouver – Phoenix 2x weekly
Calgary – Maui 2x weekly
Calgary – Honolulu 1x weekly
Calgary – Los Angeles 3x weekly 4x weekly
Calgary – Palm Springs 6x weekly 8x weekly
Calgary – Las Vegas 2x weekly
Calgary – Phoenix 7x weekly 11x weekly
Calgary – Orlando 1x weekly
Edmonton – Phoenix 2x weekly
Toronto – Orlando 1x weekly 1x weekly
Toronto – Fort Myers 1x weekly 3x weekly
Toronto – Fort Lauderdale 1x weekly 2x weekly

Caribbean, Mexico and Europe

Market Frequency (05DEC
– 15DEC)

(16DEC – 04JAN)

Vancouver – San Jose del Cabo 2x weekly
Vancouver – Puerto Vallarta 1x weekly 2x weekly
Vancouver – Cancun 1x weekly
Calgary – San Jose del Cabo 2x weekly 3x weekly
Calgary – Mazatlán 1x weekly
Calgary – Puerto Vallarta 5x weekly 1x daily
Calgary – Huatulco 1x weekly
Calgary – Cancun 6x weekly 6x weekly
Edmonton – Puerto Vallarta 1x weekly
Edmonton – Cancun 1x weekly
Winnipeg – Puerto Vallarta 1x weekly
Winnipeg – Cancun 1x weekly
Toronto – Cancun 2x weekly 3x weekly
Toronto – Liberia 1x weekly 1x weekly
Toronto – Kingston 1x weekly 2x weekly
Toronto – Montego Bay 2x weekly 4x weekly
Toronto – Puerto Plata 1x weekly 1x weekly
Toronto – Punta Cana 1x weekly 1x weekly
Toronto – Barbados 1x weekly
Toronto – London Gatwick 2x weekly 2x weekly

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