News

WestJet to Fly from Dublin to Halifax Instead of St John’s

WestJet to Fly from Dublin to Halifax Instead of St John’s

WestJet will launch a new daily summer service from Dublin to Halifax, Nova Scotia, from next April, but is discontinuing its existing summer service to St John’s, Newfoundland.

The move will increase WestJet’s capacity from Ireland to Atlantic Canada by 27%, as the Halifax service will be operated by a new B737-MAX aircraft. The Halifax flights will be timed to optimise connections with WestJet’s services to central Canada and the Atlantic provinces.

Vincent Harrison, Managing Director, Dublin Airport, said: “Canada has been a really strong market for Dublin Airport in recent years, with excellent business and leisure traffic, and this expansion will help it grow even further. Additional capacity will generate more tourism visitors for Ireland and further enhance the already strong business and trade links between Ireland and Canada.”

The Halifax-Dublin service will operate from 29th April 2019 until 25th October 2019. Last month WestJet announced that it would operate a new three times weekly Calgary-Dublin service next summer.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

More in News

Aer Lingus All Set to Fly Dublin-Minneapolis/St Paul

Michael FloodMay 23, 2019

Amadeus Boosts Accommodation Content by 30% with Booking.com Partnership

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

ITTN’s Great Value Travel Deals – 23rd May 2019

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

CAR Renews Travel Agent Licence, Records New Addresses for Another

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

Two Irish Ferries Offers on Travel to France

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

Amadeus Prepares for Take-Off with Live Travel Space

Ian BloomfieldMay 21, 2019

Air Canada to Purchase Air Transat

Michael FloodMay 21, 2019

Royal Caribbean Unveils Unprecedented Entertainment Lineup on Spectrum

Neil SteedmanMay 21, 2019

Cork Airport Hotel Selects Breakthrough Cancer Research as Charity Partner

Michael FloodMay 21, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland