WestJet launches the Saskatoon – Minneapolis/St. Paul route

WestJet today celebrated the commencement of its new nonstop transborder service between Saskatoon and Minneapolis/St. Paul, with the departure of WS1900 at 7:10 a.m. MST.

Growing Saskatoon’s aviation pipeline, the new route unlocks direct connectivity from Saskatchewan to the Midwest United States and beyond. With the inclusion of Minneapolis/St. Paul to Saskatoon’s network, WestJet has increased transborder capacity in and out of the City of Bridges by 20 percent during the summer.

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Jared Mikoch-Gerke, WestJet Director, Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs is joined by Stephen Maybury, President and CEO of Saskatoon Airport Authority at the inaugural flight between Saskatoon and Minneapolis. (CNW Group/WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership)

The departure of WS1900 is the first of three weekly flights that will travel between Saskatoon and Minneapolis/St. Paul this summer.

RouteStart DateFrequencyDays of ServiceDepartureArrival
Saskatoon – MinneapolisJune 19, 20233x weeklyMon/Wed/Fri7:10 a.m.10:31 a.m.
Minneapolis – SaskatoonJune 19, 20233x weeklyMon/Wed/Fri12:45 p.m.2:02 p.m.

New U.S. connectivity unlocks a network of opportunity with access to Delta Air Lines hub

Through its longstanding partnership with Delta Air Lines, guests connecting through Minneapolis will arrive in one of the U.S. airline’s major hubs. Guests will gain access to a vast network of U.S. destinations, including Boston, Miami, New York, Washington D.C. and more, on a single purchased ticket with check-in for all flights at the first departure. Guests can also expect baggage tagged to their final destination and lounge access where applicable. Additionally, frequent flyers of both airlines will continue to enjoy extensive reciprocal benefits any time they fly with either carrier, including earning and redeeming in their preferred program.