WestJet announced today that it will soon no longer fly to Moncton, Fredericton, Sydney, Charlottetown and Quebec City, while significantly reducing service to Halifax and St. John’s.
The airline said Wednesday it is eliminating more than 100 flights weekly, or almost 80 percent of seat capacity from the Atlantic region starting November 2, 2020.
The company said a return to service date is unknown at this time and flyers impacted will be contacted directly regarding their options for travel to and from the region.
Atlantic Canada suspensions by the numbers
- Elimination of more than 100 weekly flights or almost 80 percent of seat capacity from the Atlantic region.
- Temporary closure and service to four Atlantic stations (Charlottetown, Moncton, Fredericton and Sydney).
- Halifax seat capacity will be reduced by 70 per cent year over year.
- The Atlantic provinces will retain three routes Halifax–Toronto, Halifax–Calgary and St. John’s–Halifax.
- Service between Halifax and Toronto will operate with 14 weekly flights.
- Service between Halifax and St. John’s will remain with 11 weekly flights.
- Service between Halifax and Calgary will remain with nine weekly flights.
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