WestJet warms up winter for St. John’s

Press Release

WestJet today announced the addition of non-stop service from St. John’s to Fort Lauderdale this winter. Service is available on a limited basis and starts March 11, 2019 through May 13, 2019.

“WestJet knows that the community of St. John’s embraces Florida in the winter,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Along with our seasonal service to Tampa and Orlando, we are pleased to provide convenient, non-stop service to sunny Fort Lauderdale for those looking to jet south for warm air, beaches or cruising this winter.”

“We’re delighted that WestJet is expanding its service to the sunny south with a direct seasonal service to Fort Lauderdale,” said Keith Collins, President and CEO, St. John’s International Airport Authority. “Florida is one of our top sun destinations and having a greater capacity for our travellers, in addition to Tampa and Orlando, will be well-received.”

This winter, along with Fort Lauderdale, WestJet will operate 29 weekly departures from St. John’s including non-stop to Orlando, Toronto and Halifax.

About WestJet

Together with WestJet’s regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships. WestJet Vacations offers affordable, flexible vacations to more than 60 destinations and the choice of more than 800 hotels, resorts, condos and villas. Members of the WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of flights and vacations packages to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods, and have access to Member Exclusive fares offering deals to WestJet destinations throughout our network and those of our partner airlines. WestJet is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol WJA. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit westjet.com.

SOURCE WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership

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