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WestJet Invests in Quebec Market with New Routes, Increased Capacity

WestJet today announced a significant investment in Quebec's travel and tourism market with increased service and new routes to and from Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport as well as Quebec City's Jean Lesage International Airport. Overall, the airline is adding 105 more flights per week in the province, a capacity increase of 74 per cent.

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WestJet today announced a significant investment in Quebec's travel and tourism market with increased service and new routes to and from Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport as well as Quebec City's Jean Lesage International Airport. Overall, the airline is adding 105 more flights per week in the province, a capacity increase of 74 per cent.

"Our unique brand of great service and low fares has been embraced across Canada for more than 20 years and today, WestJet is here to offer more choice and competition to the Quebec market," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President Commercial. "The people in Quebec have traditionally been served by a legacy carrier and WestJet believes this significant additional investment in the province will give leisure and corporate travellers a choice in airlines and bring lower fares to more than 8.2 million Quebecers. We look forward to flying hundreds of thousands of travellers to and from this beautiful province to enjoy the area and conduct business. As always, we are committed to making air travel in Canada better."

"The City of Montreal is pleased with the increased frequency of WestJet flights. The year 2017 marks Montreal's 375th anniversary and this announcement is perfectly timed to help to promote our city internationally while creating local jobs", said Harout Chitilian, Vice-President of the executive committee of the City of Montreal, responsible for information technology, smart city, administrative reform and youth. 

Starting June 15, WestJet will begin point-to-point service for the first time within the province with four daily flights between Montrealand Quebec City. On March 15, WestJet will launch twice-daily service between Montreal and Halifax. And, on October 15, WestJet will begin twice-daily service between Montreal and Boston. 

In addition, the airline will also increase its number of non-stop flights between Montreal and Vancouver from six per week to 12. WestJet's operations between Montreal and Calgary will increase from 14 flights per week to 19. The airline's Quebec City and Torontoservice will add one more daily flight for a total of three. With the addition of WestJet's new services the airline will operate 195 weekly departures from Montreal and 50 departures from Quebec City by October 2017. 

"I want to thank WestJet for its confidence and support to develop Montreal-Trudeau as a hub," said Phillipe Rainville, CEO of Aeroports de Montreal. "With these three destinations, WestJet will now offer an average of eight additional flights per day and 33 per cent more seats departing from Montreal, which is excellent news for our passengers."  

All three new routes will be operated by WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore and its fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400s. WestJet is proud to support this iconic Canadian company based in Montreal and flies the fourth largest fleet of Q400s in the world. By mid-2018, the regional airline will have a total of 45 aircraft. 

Routes to Vancouver and Calgary will be operated on WestJet's fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft featuring the enhanced Plus product and WestJet Connect, WestJet's Wi-Fi connected, inflight entertainment system. 

Details of WestJet's new non-stop service:

 

Route

Frequency

Departing

Arriving

Effective

Montreal – Quebec City

Four times daily

7:45 a.m.

12 p.m.

4 p.m.

8 p.m.

8:40 a.m.

12:55 p.m.

4:55 p.m.

8:55 p.m.

June 15, 2017

Quebec City – Montreal

Four times daily

6:15 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

2 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

7:07 a.m.

10:22 a.m.

2:52 p.m.

6:22 p.m.

June 15, 2017

Montreal – Halifax

Twice daily

9:15 a.m.

6:20 p.m.

11:57 a.m.

9 p.m.

March 15, 2017

Halifax – Montreal

Twice daily

7:45 a.m.

4:50 p.m.

8:43 a.m.

5:48 p.m.

March 15, 2017

Montreal – Boston

Twice daily

7:15 a.m.

4 p.m.

8:45 a.m.

5:30 p.m.

October 15, 2017

Boston  – Montreal

Twice daily

9:25 a.m.

6:15 p.m.

10:57 a.m.

7:47 p.m.

October 15, 2017

Introductory one-way fares are available starting from:

 

Departing

Arriving

Air transportation charges (ATC)

Taxes, 

fees and 

charges

Total

one-way

price from

Base fare from

Other ATC

Montreal 

Boston 

$12.00

$0.00

$86.77

$99.00*CAD

Montreal 

Halifax 

$35.00

$18.00

$45.30

$98.00*CAD

Halifax 

Montreal 

$35.00

$18.00

$44.89

$98.00*CAD

Montreal 

Quebec City 

$31.00

$12.00

$43.76

$87.00*CAD

Quebec City 

Montreal 

$31.00

$12.00

$55.31

$98.00*CAD

*Book by February 20, 2017 (11:59 p.m. MT). Some restrictions apply.



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