WestJet announces scheduled service to Cuba
CALGARY, Mar 31, 2010 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) —
Airline moves from charter to scheduled service on April 1
WestJet today announced it will fly between Toronto and Varadero, Cayo
Coco and Holguin, Cuba, on a scheduled basis effective April 1, 2010.
WestJet has served the three destinations on a charter basis since
"The response to our WestJet Vacations' charters has been tremendous,"
said Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President of Strategy and
Planning. "Now, by offering scheduled service to Cuba, our guests can
book a flight directly on westjet.com, through their preferred travel
agent or by calling our Sales Super Centre."
"Scheduled WestJet flights are offered to 36 popular sun destinations in
the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, each with customized vacation
packages available through WestJet Vacations," Hugh Dunleavy adds. "This
venture proved to be a popular choice with the Canadian travelling
public and shows great potential for WestJet's continued growth in those
sun spot markets.""