The Canadian WestJet airlines company is about to make life a whole lot easier for travelers from Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto.
WestJet (h/t NewsWire.ca) announced their plans to increase flights from the three major Canadian cities to various locations across Europe. The 787 Dreamliner will see an increase in flights to Paris, London, Gatwick and Dublin.
The changes will begin to take place in 2020. Among major changes, flights from YYC in Calgary too Paris will run four times a week - starting on March 12. WestJet 787 will also run three flights a week from Calgary to Dublin, starting May 30.
Beginning in April, flights from YYC and YVR in Vancouver to London, Gatwick will run daily. Not only that, but flights from London, Gatwick back to Vancouver will also be daily - starting on Apr. 27
Starting on Oct. 23, flights from Toronto to London, Gatwick will be daily with 8:45 p.m. departure times. On Oct. 24, the daily flights to Toronto from London, Gatwick will begin - with 3:54 p.m. local arrival times.
This is obviously great news for travelers from Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver. And this will be a nice boost for the tourism industries in Ireland, England and France. In fact, Lonely Planet recently England as the No. 2 country to visit for 2020, while Galway, Ireland (about a two-hour drive from Dublin), was ranked No. 4 on their list for cities. It's also worth mentioning that Vancouver placed eighth for cities.
Now, Canadians have it easier than ever before to schedule visits to these popular locations, all thanks to WestJet's generosity and hard work in making things better for travelers all over.