WestJet Adding Direct Flight to Gatwick From St. John’s
WestJet is restarting its transatlantic service between St. John’s, Nfld. and London, England.
Servicing the province for six months out of the year, guests will gain direct access to London’s Gatwick Airport three times weekly between May and October, creating new opportunities for St. John’s business, leisure, cargo and tourism economies to thrive.
“In service of our valued Atlantic communities, partners and guests, the WestJet Group is proud to close the critical gap in air accessibility for the province by providing non-stop connectivity to one of Europe’s most popular travel hubs,” said WestJet Vice-President External Affairs, Andrew Gibbons. “Today’s announcement reaffirms our commitment to the city of St. John’s and the surrounding region, as we deliver on our promise to bolster leisure travel and two-way tourism options in Eastern Canada.”
Service from St. John’s to London (Gatwick) begins on May 1, 2024 and commences Oct. 24, 2024. All flights are scheduled to depart St. John’s at 12:15 a.m. local time and arrive at 9:00 a.m. local time. Flights are operated three times weekly.
Service from London (Gatwick) to St. John’s are also offered three times weekly. All flights are scheduled to depart London at 11 a.m. local time and arrive at 1:15 p.m. local time.