Westjet opens flights between six Canadian cities and London (Gatwick)
Canada is becoming more accessible to Europeans. Between 6-7 May 2016, Westjet (Canadian low-cost operator) opened routes between London (Gatwick) and Vancouver (6 weekly flights), Edmonton (2 weekly flights), Calgary (5 weekly flights), Winnip a weekly flight), Toronto (daily) and St. John (daily). With the exception of St. John - London, to be honored with airplanes Boeing 737-700, all other routes will be honored with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.
At present, Westjet has 4 widebody aircraft of the Boeing 767-300ER type, all configured in 2 classes: 24 of seats in Business Class and 238 of seats in Economy Class. These aircraft have a range of approximately 11 hours. On board, passengers can enjoy the new Westjet Connect service.
The Calgary - London and Toronto - London routes will be operated throughout the year, and the Vancouver - London, Edmonton - London, Winnipeg - London and St. John - London are seasonal (until October 21, 2016). London (Gatwick) is the third transatlantic destination for WestJet. In 2014, the Canadian operator launched the St. John - Dublin, and since 2015 has launched flights between Halifax and Glasgow.
For Romanians wishing to reach one of the Canadian cities mentioned above, we remind you that Wizz Air to launch Bucharest - London (Gatwick) route starting with 18 June.