The Fredericton Region Museum, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

WestJet Encore to offer Fredericton-Toronto flights starting in April

CALGARY — WestJet will offer twice-daily, nonstop service between Toronto and Fredericton starting April 15, 2015, operated by WestJet Encore using its fleet of 78-seat, Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.

“The launch of service to Fredericton marks WestJet Encore’s eastern-most destination to date,” said Ferio Pugliese, WestJet Executive Vice-President and President, WestJet Encore. “We are very pleased to bring our low fares, high value and remarkable WestJet guest experience to the capital of New Brunswick for the first time, and we look forward to offering residents of Fredericton and the surrounding area the opportunity to take advantage of WestJet’s growing domestic, transborder and international network.”

WestJet Encore’s move eastward is part of a strategic plan to continue to “liberate Canadians in smaller communities from the high cost of air travel, as WestJet has done throughout its 18-year history,” he added.

Flights will depart Toronto daily at 8 a.m. and 2:50 p.m., arriving in Fredericton at 11:09 a.m. and 5:59 p.m. respectively.

On the return route, flights will leave Fredericton at 11:45 a.m. and 6:35 p.m., arriving in Toronto at 1:16 p.m. and 8:06 p.m.

Introductory one-way fares starting from $128.96. Some restrictions apply and bookings must be completed by 11:59 p.m. MST on July 23, 2014.

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