WestJet returns seasonal transatlantic service to Halifax with nonstop connectivity to Dublin, Edinburgh and London

WestJet was joined by community partners and key stakeholders to celebrate the announcement of the airline’s highly anticipated return of transatlantic service to Halifax. With scheduled summer service to London, Dublin and Edinburgh, WestJet’s strategic investments will unlock new potential for Halifax’s business, leisure and tourism economies.

Andrew Gibbons, WestJet Vice-President External Affairs stands alongside key community stakeholders (CNW Group/WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership)

WestJet Summer Transatlantic Capacity from Halifax

As the WestJet Group grows its position as Canada’s leading leisure airline, from coast-to-coast, WestJet’s resumption of service between Atlantic Canada and Europe will increase the capacity of the critical tourism pipeline between Nova Scotia and Europe.

WestJet Route Frequency Start Date Departure time (local) Arrival time (local) 
Halifax – London (Gatwick) 4x/week April 28 11:00 p.m. 9:04 a.m. 
London (Gatwick) – Halifax 4x/week April 29 11:00 a.m. 1:46 p.m. 
Halifax – Dublin 4x/week June 19 10:30 p.m. 7:55 a.m. 
Dublin – Halifax 4x/week June 20 9:30 a.m. 11:32 a.m. 
Halifax – Edinburgh* 3x/week June 20 10:40 p.m. 8:04 a.m. 
Edinburgh – Halifax* 3x/week June 21 9:30 a.m. 11:38 a.m. 

*New route not previously operated