WestJet Announces Non-Stop Service from YVR to Halifax

Today, WestJet announced new seasonal non-stop service between Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) starting June 29, 2016. This is the only non-stop service between Halifax and Vancouver.

“We are thrilled that WestJet has introduced this new non-stop service to Halifax direct from YVR just in time for the busy summer season,” said Craig Richmond, President and CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority. “WestJet is a great airline partner with 65 daily flights on 29 routes flying out of YVR; this new flight will offer passengers the only direct connection to the Maritimes, a great summer destination.”

Flights will operate on WestJet’s Boeing 737 aircraft featuring the recently enhanced Plus product and WestJet Connect. Flights between Vancouver and Halifax begin June 29 and will operate four times weekly until September 3, 2016. Flights have been timed conveniently with WestJet’s extensive domestic network.

The route flies four times a week. It departs YVR at 9 p.m. and arives in Halifax at 6:34 a.m. the following day. Flights depart from Halifax at 7:25 a.m. and arrives in Vancouver at 9:46 a.m.

For more information, please visit www.westjet.com.

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