WestJet restoring flights at Pearson Airport in Mississauga

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Published October 25, 2021 at 9:48 pm

WestJet will add seven returning flights at Pearson Airport in Mississauga just before the December holidays, as part of a restoration of service across the Canadian airline’s network.

Many airlines have suspended services during the COVID-19 pandemic, when non-essential travel was discourtaged. However, the United States is set to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated Canadians next month (including those with mixed doses, including people who first dose was Oxford AstraZeneca, which was not approved for use in the U.S.). Canada is also bringing in a full-vaccination requirement for all air and rail passengers on Nov. 30.

Starting Dec. 16, WestJet will offer four-times-weekly flights from Pearson Airport to Miami. That same day will also see the return of a weekly flight to Grand Cayman.

Four-times-weekly service to Boston, and a twice-weekly flight to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago will return on Dec. 17.

Between Dec. 17 and Jan. 5, the airline will also have thrice-weekly service from Pearson to Kelowna, B.C., as well as three return flights from the Okanagan Valley city.

A weekly flight to San Juan, Puerto Rico will return on Dec. 18, and weekly service to Roatán, Honduras will start on Dec. 19.

The additions will give WestJet will service to 55 destinations from Toronto: 26 international, 17 domestic and 12 transborder.

The return of service is part of a move to add service to more than 95 destinations, WestJet said in a release.

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