WestJet launches Montreal-Halifax route

WestJet launches Montreal-Halifax route

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Today, WestJet launched its latest service to Montreal with the leaving of flight 3451 from Halifax. The new route operates twice day-to-day on WestJet Encore using its navy of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.

“ WestJet sees a bright travel upcoming for both the Quebec and Nova Scotia markets as we add to our increasing presence in Eastern Canada, ” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Business Development. “ We are proud for connecting these two historic Canadian cities with the signature low fares and qualified service. This route is an excellent conjunction with our growing WestJet Encore system, whether guests are travelling regarding business, hitting the world-famous restaurant picture of Montreal, or visiting the truly great outdoor attractions of Halifax. For our 12, 000 WestJetters across the nation, welcome on board. ”

“ This WestJet flight in order to Halifax is part of Montré al– Trudeau’ s continuing development, ” said Philippe Rainville, President plus Chief Executive Officer of Aé roports sobre Montré al. “ By Oct, WestJet will be serving a total associated with 12 destinations out of Montré ‘s. This is a 48 per cent increase in the amount of seats, with a total of 181 weekly flights. Passengers on these types of new routes will now enjoy fast and efficient connections to other places in the network of WestJet as well as international and North American partners. ”

“ We are extremely pleased to see WestJet’ s continued growth in our region with the addition of this essential Montré al connection from its Ocean hub, ” says Joyce Billings, Halifax International Airport Authority President plus CEO. “ These flights really are a welcome addition to the network currently served by WestJet from Halifax and offer our passengers more option on this busy Montré al path. ”

WestJet right now operates 157 weekly departures through Halifax to 19 non-stop places: 12 domestic and seven worldwide and transborder routes.

On February 13, WestJet introduced a significant investment in Quebec’ t travel and tourism market with an increase of service and new routes from Montré al– Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The Montreal-Halifax route could be the first of three new routes in order to launch out of Montreal this year. General, the airline is adding 105 a lot more flights per week in the province, the capacity increase of 74 %.

Details of WestJet Encore’ s service between Halifax plus Montreal:

Route Regularity Departing Arriving Effective

Montreal – Halifax Twice day-to-day 9: 15 a. m.
6: 20 p. m. eleven: 57 a. m.
nine p. m. March 15, 2017

Halifax – Montreal Twice daily 7: 45 the. m.
4: 50 l. m. 8: 43 a. mirielle.
5: 48 p. meters. March 15, 2017


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