WestJet Introduces Dreamliner Service to Mexico, Adds Kona and Aruba Back to Network
WestJet has updated their schedule for January 2021 featuring Dreamliner service to Mexico and more flights to sunny destinations in the Caribbean, U.S. (including Hawaii) and Central America.
Today (December 16, 2020), WestJet announced an update to their January 2021 schedule featuring 787 Dreamliner service to Mexico and more flights to sunny destinations in the Caribbean, U.S. (including Hawaii) and Central America. The updated January schedule adds flights from Calgary to Liberia (Costa Rica) and Ixtapa/Zihuantanejo (Mexico) and features the resumption of service to Kona, Hawaii from Vancouver as well as between Toronto and Aruba. Dreamliner service between Calgary and Cancun will start on January 8, 2021, with service to Puerto Vallarta commencing on January 23, 2021. For January, WestJet will offer flights to 57 destinations including 33 in Canada, 10 in the U.S., six in Mexico, six in the Caribbean and one each to Europe and Central America.
In Wednesday’s announcement, WestJet’s Chief Commercial officer, Arved von zur Muehlen, said,
“WestJet continues to welcome the introduction of new COVID-19 testing programs and pilots to ensure that our guests can confidently and safely travel abroad. With new destinations and the introduction of our Dreamliner service to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta, guests can book with additional peace of mind knowing our flexible change and cancel policies remain in place for the new year.”
WestJet remind guests that Canadians traveling abroad will remain subject to a 14-day quarantine upon return to Canada if they are not eligible for Alberta’s COVID-19 testing trial program. Since the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic, WestJet has implemented over 20 extra health and safety protocols for the protection of guests and WestJetters.
Prior to the Global COVID-19 pandemic, WestJet and subsidiary regional airlines, WestJet Encore and WestJet Link, offered scheduled service to over 110 destinations across North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. WestJet and WestJet Encore continue to connect all 38 of the carrier’s Canadian domestic airports with reduced capacity, ensuring essential cargo and passenger connectivity. During these unprecedented times, the carrier has maintained their rating by Cirium as one of the top ten airlines for on-time performance in North America.