WestJet Announces July Schedule With 45 Destinations on Offer in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico
WestJet announced their July 2020 schedule on Monday with 45 destinations on offer including 39 in Canada, five in the U.S. and one in Mexico. The schedule represents a 102 percent increase in flights from June but a reduction of 76 percent from July 2020.
Today, WestJet announced their July 2020 schedule which will allow Canadians to start exploring again as travel restrictions are eased. From July 5 through August 4, 2020, the carrier will have 45 destinations on offer with 39 in Canada, five in the U.S. and one in Mexico. The carrier’s July schedule offers approximately 102 percent more flights versus June, but a schedule that is still down around 76 percent compared to July 2019. WestJet had suspended their international and transborder flights on March 22, 2020, but the July schedule will now include key international and transborder flights including service to Los Angeles (LAX), Atlanta (ATL) and Las Vegas (LAS). In Monday’s announcement, WestJet’s Chief Commercial Officer, Arved von zur Muehlen said,
“Today’s schedule reflects our commitment to orderly and safe travel while providing steps to allow Canadians to get out, explore, and take part in critical economic activities like staying in hotels, eating out, visiting tourist attractions or simply just travelling to see friends and family. Government and Canadians from coast-to-coast are working together to lessen the impact of this pandemic and we are grateful that these efforts have put us in a position to add more options for travel this July. As we emerge from the pandemic, health vigilance must be balanced with the gradual reopening of our economy. WestJet has done our part and spent millions of dollars to ensure the safety and well-being of our guests and our people. We’re ready to get Canadians flying again. Jurisdictions around the world are opening, allowing citizens to begin flying once again which is kickstarting their economies for recovers. We’ve heard from the communities we serve and look forward to having Canadians safely participate and stimulate domestic tourism this summer.”
WestJet and subsidiary regional airlines, WestJet Encore and WestJet Link, offer scheduled service to over 110 destinations across North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. With WestJet’s airline partnerships, guests can seamlessly book flights to over 250 destinations in 20 countries.