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WestJet adds sun destinations and Dreamliner flying to January schedule

December 16, 2020

Airline introduces 787 service to Mexico and welcomes back Kona and Aruba to network

CALGARY, AB, Dec. 16, 2020 /CNW/ – WestJet today released its updated January schedule featuring Dreamliner service to Mexico and more flights to sun destinations in the Caribbean, the United States (including Hawaii), Mexico and Central America.

“WestJet continues to welcome the introduction of new COVID-19 testing programs and pilots to ensure that our guests can confidently and safely travel abroad,” said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. “With new destinations and the introduction of our Dreamliner service to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta, guests can book with additional peace of mind knowing our flexible change and cancel policies remain in place for the new year.”

The updated January schedule adds flights to Liberia (Costa Rica) and Ixtapa/Zihuantanejo, Mexico from Calgary and features the resumption of service between Kona, Hawaii and Vancouver and as well between Aruba and Toronto. Dreamliner service between Calgary and Cancun, Mexico begins on January 8, 2021, while service to Puerto Vallarta will commence on January 23, 2021.

In January, the airline will offer flights to 57 destinations including 33 in Canada, 10 in the U.S. including Hawaii, six in Mexico, six in the Caribbean, one in Europe and one in Central America

COVID-19 testing remains key to ensuring safe and confident travel
WestJet continues to support pre-and post-travel testing initiatives in Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia to increase confidence in the travelling public. All information on WestJet’s testing offers and processes can be found at

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.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, WestJet has implemented more than 20 additional health and safety measures during the travel journey to meet the needs of guests and WestJetters through its Safety Above All program.

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


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


Market Frequency 

(05JAN – 04FEB)

Vancouver – San Jose del Cabo 1x weekly
Vancouver – Puerto Vallarta 1x weekly
Vancouver – Cancun 1x weekly
Calgary – San Jose del Cabo 3x weekly
Calgary – Mazatlán 1x weekly
Calgary – Puerto Vallarta 6x weekly
Calgary – Huatulco 1x weekly
Calgary – Ixtapa / Zihuantanejo 1x weekly
Calgary – Cancun 3x weekly
Calgary – Liberia 1x weekly
Edmonton – Puerto Vallarta 1x weekly
Edmonton – Cancun 1x weekly
Toronto – Cancun 3x weekly
Toronto – Liberia 1x weekly
Toronto – Kingston 1x weekly
Toronto – Montego Bay 3x weekly
Toronto – Puerto Plata 2x weekly
Toronto – Punta Cana 2x weekly
Toronto – Aruba 1x weekly
Toronto – Barbados 1x weekly
Toronto – London Gatwick 2x weekly


About WestJet
Since the start of the pandemic the WestJet Group of Companies has built a layered framework of safety measures to ensure Canadians can continue to travel safely and responsibly through the airline’s Safety Above All hygiene program. During this time, WestJet has maintained its status as one of the top-10 on-time airlines in North America as named by Cirium.

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Recent recognition includes:
2019/2018/2017 Best Airline in Canada (TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Airlines)
2019 Winner Among Mid-Sized Airlines in North America (TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Airlines)
2019 Number-One Ranked Canadian Airline Loyalty Program in Member Engagement (Bond Brand Loyalty)
2019/2018 Number-One-Ranked Airline Credit Card in Canada (Rewards Canada)

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