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WestJet’s Gatwick service goes year-round from Toronto, Calgary

CALGARY — WestJet is extending two of its new nonstop transatlantic services to London (Gatwick) from seasonal to year-round.

Flights from Calgary and Toronto to London will now operate on a year-round basis, three times weekly and daily respectively through the winter, while service from Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg and St. John’s will operate seasonally as announced last fall.

“Today’s announcement is another important step in the international expansion of WestJet,” said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Year-round service to and from Europe on board our fleet of Boeing 767-300 extended-range aircraft offers our business and leisure guests the opportunity to take advantage of our low fares, high value and remarkable guest experience on both sides of the Atlantic whenever it suits their schedule.”

Service dates for WestJet’s nonstop flights to London are:

  • Vancouver: seasonal May 6 – Oct. 21;
  • Calgary: year-round from May 6;
  • Edmonton: seasonal May 7 –Oct. 22;
  • Winnipeg: seasonal May 7 – Oct. 1;
  • Toronto: year-round from May 6; and
  • St. John’s: May 7 – Oct. 22.