Dublin, Ireland will be WestJet’s first transatlantic destination.
The airline announced today that it is adding seasonal daily service from June 15, 20014 to October 5, 2014. Highlights of the new service include:
- New daily non-stop flights between St. John’s and Dublin
- New daily direct (same-aircraft) flights between Toronto and Dublin
- New daily non-stop flights between Ottawa and St. John’s connecting to Dublin
- Daily connections between Dublin and Halifax, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and other cities across WestJet’s network
All Dublin service will operate using WestJet’s Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 series aircraft.
“It is an exciting time for WestJet as we bring our unique brand of low fares and award-winning guest experience to a whole new market,” said Chris Avery, WestJet vice-president, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “WestJet’s innovative foray into the European market represents a willingness to do what it takes to connect Canadians to the world while bringing the world to Canada. From Dublin, guests can access low-cost flights to more than 100 cities in Europe.”