WestJet introduces Regina’s only year-round transborder connectivity with announcement of daily service to Minneapolis/St. Paul

WestJet today announced a new, year-round, daily service connecting Regina and Minneapolis/St. Paul, as part of the airline’s 2024 summer schedule. The news reaffirms the airline’s ongoing commitment to providing connectivity to the province and further enhances Regina’s air access to popular destinations. The route is Regina’sfirst year-round transborder service since 2016 and marks the province’s second direct route to the Midwest United States, following the launch of WestJet’s year-round service between Saskatoon and Minneapolis, launched in June earlier this year.

The launch of this critical year-round route to Minneapolis from Regina was celebrated today at a special event at the Regina Agribition Grounds. The airline was joined by notable partners including from left: Shaun Kindopp. CEO of Agribition, Tara Jago, WestJet, Senior Manager, External Affairs, James Bogusz, CEO Regina Airport Authority, Jared Mikoch-Gerke, WestJet, Director Alliances & Airport Affairs, Hon. Jeremy Harrison, Government of Saskatchewan Minister of Trade and Export Development, Tyler Willox, Regina Airport Vice-Board Chair, Justin Reves, Regina Airport Authority, Director, Revenue Development, Public Relations and Customer Experience (CNW Group/WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership)

Details of WestJet’s summer service between Regina and Minneapolis

RouteFrequencyService start 
time (local)
Arrival time 
Regina – 
DailyApril 288:15 a.m.11:16 a.m.
Minneapolis – 
Daily April 28 1:15 p.m.2:36 p.m.

Delta codeshare partnership provides new network of U.S. connectivity

Guests travelling beyond Minneapolis will have access to a broad network and benefits through WestJet’s relationship with Delta Air Lines. This includes codeshare flights to over 70 connecting destinations, now accessible with only one stop from Regina; the ability to earn and redeem WestJet Rewards on both airlines; and top tier frequent flyer benefits through the entire journey.