WestJet Adds Sun, Dreamliner In January

WestJet has released its updated January schedule that features Dreamliner service to Mexico, along with more flights to sun destinations in the Caribbean, the United States (including Hawaii), Mexico and Central America.

Arved von zur Muehlen, chief commercial officer for WestJet, said: “WestJet continues to welcome the introduction of new COVID-19 testing programs and pilots to ensure that our guests can confidently and safely travel abroad,” said “With new destinations and the introduction of our Dreamliner service to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta, guests can book with additional peace of mind knowing our flexible change and cancel policies remain in place for the new year.”

The carrier’s updated January schedule sees it adding flights to Liberia (Costa Rica) and Ixtapa/Zihuantanejo, Mexico from Calgary, as well as the resumption of service between Kona, Hawaii and Vancouver and between Aruba and Toronto.

Dreamliner service between Calgary and Cancun, Mexico begins on Jan. 8, 2021, while service to Puerto Vallarta will commence on Jan. 23, 2021.

In January, the airline will offer flights to 57 destinations including 33 in Canada, 10 in the U.S. including Hawaii, six in Mexico, six in the Caribbean, one in Europe and one in Central America

Going forward, WestJet makes it clear that COVID-19 testing remains key to ensuring safe and confident travel, indicating that it continues to support pre-and post-travel testing initiatives in Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia to increase confidence in the travelling public.

All information on WestJet’s testing offers and processes can be found at

Canadians travelling abroad are still subject to a 14-day quarantine upon their return to the country if not eligible for Alberta’s COVID-19 testing trial program.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, WestJet has implemented more than 20 additional health and safety measures during the travel journey to meet the needs of guests and WestJetters through its Safety Above All program.

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