WESTJET MAKES FREQUENCY UPDATES TO ITS DOMESTIC FLIGHT SCHEDULE FROM MAY 5 THROUGH JUNE 4
WestJet is making additional changes to its domestic flight schedule, from May 5 through June 4, 2020. These changes are required to address significantly reduced guest demand during the COVID-19 crisis.
The following are frequency reductions from May 5-June 4, 2020:
|Market||Previous frequency||Updated frequency|
|Calgary-Lethbridge||6x weekly||3x weekly|
|Calgary-Medicine Hat||6x weekly||3x weekly|
|Calgary-Cranbrook||6x weekly||3x weekly|
|Winnipeg-Saskatoon||3x weekly||2x weekly|
|Winnipeg-Thunder Bay||3x weekly||2x weekly|
The following city pairs have been temporarily removed from May 5-June 4, 2020:
These changes are in addition to the network updates announced on Monday, April 22, when the airline announced removing approximately 4,000 weekly flights or 600 daily flights.
While some city pairings have been temporarily removed, we continue to serve the 38 Canadian airports to which we currently operate, ensuring that those with essential travel requirements can get where they need to be and that cargo goods like blood, medical products and food supplies can continue to flow.
The overall demand for travel remains fluid during this ongoing pandemic and we continue to evaluate further reductions. Bookings and full schedule details are available at westjet.com. All transborder and international routes remain suspended at this time through June 4, 2020.
In collaboration with Government of Canada, WestJet has added flights to repatriate Canadians from Costa Rica to Toronto today and on May 2, along with a flight from Belize to Toronto on May 6. Seats are available for booking on westjet.com.
Next scheduled repatriation flights:
- Today, April 29, 2020 from San José, Costa Rica (SJO) to Toronto
- May 2, 2020 from San José, Costa Rica (SJO) to Toronto
- May 6, 2020 from Belize (BZE) to Toronto