Inaugural flight departs today to the airline's 80(th) city and seventh
CALGARY, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today launches non-stop seasonal service
to its 80(th) destination, Manzanillo, Mexico. The inaugural flight from
Calgary to Manzanillo departs from Calgary International airport today at
10:05 a.m. MDT.
WestJet will fly between Calgary and Manzanillo weekly on Fridays. Following
are the schedule details of WestJet's new service to Manzanillo:
Calgary - Manzanillo flight times
|Flight |Departure |Arrival |
|From Calgary (WS 2272) |10:05 a.m.|3:03 p.m.|
|From Manzanillo (WS 2273)|3:50 p.m. |9:06 p.m.|
"We're excited to begin service to Manzanillo today as we reach this
impressive milestone," said Peter Tong, WestJet Director, Schedule and Network
Planning. "Manzanillo is truly the Pearl of the Pacific, featuring stunning
beaches and magnificent blue lagoons. With this new destination, and the
addition of our other new sun destinations, we're pleased to provide Canadians
with even more service to the sun."
"We are pleased to welcome WestJet's newest service to Mexico's West Coast,"
said Stephan Poirier, VP and Chief Commercial Officer for the Calgary Airport
Authority. "WestJet is an important partner in Calgary and we support their
growth strategy, which continues to result in new air service offerings for
Full schedule details and affordable fares to Manzanillo are available by
visiting westjet.com, by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET
(937-8538) or through your preferred travel agent.
WestJet Vacations also offers vacation packages to Manzanillo. With all hotels
featuring beachfront views, choose from all-inclusive properties or
accommodation with all the conveniences of home. For more information, visit
westjetvacations.com, contact a WestJet Vacations Experience Specialist at
1-877-737-7001 or see your preferred travel agent.
Manzanillo is one of five new destinations joining the airline's network as
part of its 2012 summer schedule. Service between Toronto Pearson and Antigua,
Curacao and Costa Rica began earlier the week. Non-stop service to Port of
Spain, Trinidad & Tobago will begin on November 16.
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 81
destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by
an award-winning culture of care, WestJet has pioneered low-cost flying in
Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than
8,600 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of 99 Boeing
Next-Generation 737 aircraft with future confirmed deliveries for an
additional 36 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft through 2018 and plans to
launch a low-cost regional airline in 2013, WestJet strives to be one of the
five most successful international airlines in the world.
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