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WestJet Takes Off To Dublin

Carrier reveals first transatlantic destination

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WestJet will make Dublin, Ireland its first transatlantic destination, launching a daily seasonal service that will operate from June 15, 2014, to Oct. 5, 2014, with non-stop flights to Dublin from St. John’s, Newfoundland, direct (same-aircraft) flights from Toronto and connections from across WestJet’s network.

Highlights of the new service include new daily non-stop flights between St. John’s and Dublin; new daily direct (same-aircraft) flights between Toronto and Dublin; new daily non-stop flights between Ottawa and St. John’s connecting to Dublin; daily connections between Dublin and Halifax, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and other cities across WestJet’s network.

All Dublin service will operate using WestJet’s Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 series aircraft.

Chris Avery, WestJet vice-president, network planning, alliances and corporate development, said: “It is an exciting time for WestJet as we bring our unique brand of low fares and award-winning guest experience to a whole new market.”

And Avery added: “WestJet’s innovative foray into the European market represents a willingness to do what it takes to connect Canadians to the world while bringing the world to Canada. From Dublin, guests can access low-cost flights to more than 100 cities in Europe.”

Go to http://www.westjet.com for more.

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