WestJet: New Montreal, Ottawa & Nashville Flights from Winnipeg

WestJet: New Montreal, Ottawa & Nashville Flights from Winnipeg
RAF-YYC from Calgary, Canada, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

WestJet has this week unveiled new flights that will launch in the Summer & Winter from Winnipeg to Montreal, Ottawa & Nashville.

The Canadian carrier continues to identify gaps in the market that they believe they will thrive in.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

The New Montreal, Ottawa & Nashville Flights from Winnipeg…

WestJet: New Montreal, Ottawa & Nashville Flights from Winnipeg
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The new WestJet flights to Ottawa, Montreal and Nashville will launch throughout this year.

Ottawa & Montreal flights will begin on June 3, and will operate on a daily basis.

The Nashville services will launch on September 16 and run through to November 15, operating twice weekly.

Below is the scheduling for the flights:

  • Winnipeg-Ottawa:
    • DEP 1715 ARR 2050
    • Return = DEP 2135 ARR 2326
  • Winnipeg-Montreal:
    • DEP 0935 ARR 1320
    • Return = DEP 1420 ARR 1630
  • Winnipeg-Nashville:
    • DEP 1110 ARR 1420
    • Return = DEP 0740 ARR 1025

With this in mind, there will be 14 weekly flights added permanently, and two weekly flights temporarily.

WestJet: New Montreal, Ottawa & Nashville Flights from Winnipeg
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Commenting on these new flights was Mike Scott, WestJet Group Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer:

“We know how critical Ottawa and Montreal are for Winnipeg’s business community, and we are thrilled to continue supporting Winnipeg’s economic growth through strategic air service”.

“Expanding connectivity for Winnipeg is in direct response to our WestJet Rewards members and loyal business guests’ need for reliable and convenient, non-stop service to and from both Ottawa and Montreal.”

Nick Hays, Winnipeg Airports Authority President & CEO was very enthusiastic about the news:

“Strong air connectivity unlocks a world of opportunities for all those who live and work in Manitoba, allowing them to embark on bold journeys while growing their roots at home”.

“We’re greatly appreciative of WestJet’s unwavering commitment to our community.”

“Their continued growth at YWG and eagerness to work with us to launch new routes not only underscore the strength of our longstanding partnership but also exemplify our shared dedication to enhancing the region’s economic and social wellbeing.”


BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

In conclusion, these new flights to Ottawa, Montreal & Nashville with WestJet open up new opportunities for the airline.

Looking ahead, all eyes will be on how the Canadian-linked routes perform when they start in June.

The scheduling behind the American destination is interesting, with there being curiosity into whether this will be a permanent fixture in the future.

But for now, let’s see how the rest of the year goes for the airline.

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