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WestJet To Operate Service Between Dublin And Toronto

Published on Oct 7 2021 11:38 AM in General Industry tagged: Trending Posts / Dublin Airport / WestJet / WestJet Airlines

WestJet To Operate Service Between Dublin And Toronto

WestJet will operate a service between Dublin and Toronto next year.

Details

In a statement published on its website, Dublin Airport said, "Commencing in spring 2022, WestJet will provide passengers with more options to connect from the airline’s Toronto hub with new flights between Toronto Airport  and Dublin Airport. The new non-stop seasonal flights are set to operate four-times weekly, beginning on May 15, 2022 and will increase to daily by June 2, 2022."

WestJet Chief Commercial Officer Statement

In a statement also published on Dublin Airport's website, WestJet chief commercial officer John Weatherill said, "As demand increases, we know travellers are looking for convenient and affordable options for travel between Canada and Europe. As we continue to focus on expanding our network from our Toronto hub where we offer 33 international destinations, these flights will further strengthen business and leisure ties between Canada and Ireland and will increase connectivity between two key markets."

Dublin Airport Managing Director Statement

In another statement published on Dublin Airport's website, Dublin Airport managing director Vincent Harrison said, "We are delighted to see WestJet's route network at Dublin Airport expand further with the addition of Toronto - Dublin to complement the existing Halifax and Calgary services. This news is exciting for business and tourism at both ends of the route as it connects Toronto, as the capital of the province of Ontario, with Ireland's capital city, Dublin. It's a welcome boost to transatlantic connectivity and great to see another Canadian destination added to our growing Dublin Airport network and to witness the further expansion of WestJet’s operation here in Ireland. We have been working closely with WestJet since 2014 to grow its business and build a substantial base here in Dublin.  This new service between Toronto and Dublin further cements the strong and enduring cultural and business ties between our two great countries."

Additional Information

Dublin Airport added, "With flights set to commence this spring, WestJet's inaugural service between Toronto Airport (YYZ) and Dublin Airport (DUB) will operate on WestJet's Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The flights will feature the airline's newly redesigned Premium cabin, that offers new levels of privacy and comfort, including an enhanced inflight dining experience and wider 2X2 seat configuration."

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