Apologies if this is a duplicate post. Westjet has added Sault St Marie and Thompson service from Winterpeg.
CALGARY, Alberta (BUSINESS WIRE) - WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA.) today announced that it is adding service to the new market of Thompson, Manitoba starting December 14, 2001, with non-stop flights between Thompson and Winnipeg four days per week. One-way fares between Thompson and Winnipeg will start at $109.
WestJet will also add service to the new market of Sault Ste. Marie starting December 18, 2001. WestJet will operate non-stop service between Sault Ste. Marie and Winnipeg three days per week. One-way fares between Sault Ste. Marie and Winnipeg will start at $109.
Bill Lamberton, WestJet's Vice President, Marketing and Sales, said today "We are very pleased to further enhance WestJet service in Manitoba and Ontario, to bring truly affordable air travel to both Thompson and Sault Ste. Marie. With WestJet's friendly, no hassle service to Winnipeg we to hope stimulate the air travel market in both these regions."
As part of the schedule enhancements announced today, WestJet will also increase frequency on its key routes between Ottawa and Hamilton and Winnipeg and Hamilton. As well, WestJet has already announced that it will add service between Hamilton and Sudbury on December 12, 2001, and increase to two flights each weekday on this route on December 13, 2001. One-way fares between Hamilton and Sudbury will start at $79.
WestJet Airlines serves the 17 Canadian cities of Victoria, Comox, Vancouver, Abbotsford/Fraser Valley, Prince George, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Hamilton, Ottawa and Moncton. WestJet operates a fleet of 25 Boeing 737 aircraft, featuring three state-of-the-art new generation 737-700 aircraft. WestJet is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WJA.