WestJet Expands Caribbean/Central America Operation in May 2013

WestJet in Summer 2013 season (from May 2013) is expanding operations to The Caribbean as well as Central America, with service to Liberia in Costa Rica and Port of Spain converting to year-round service. A number of Caribbean routes from Toronto will see additional flights added, compared to Summer 2012.

New Year-Round Routes:
Toronto – Liberia
WS2742 YYZ0910 – 1223LIR 73W 5
WS2743 LIR1315 – 2031YYZ 73W 5

Toronto – Port of Spain
WS2772 YYZ2325 – 0504+1POS 73W D
WS2773 POS0605 – 1149YYZ 73W D

Note in the airline’s press release, it stated Aruba will be converted to year-round, however this already went into effect since 2011.

Additional service increase:
Toronto – Cancun Service increases from 7 weekly to 8 weekly
Toronto – Kingston Service increases from 3 weekly to 4 weekly
Toronto – Montego Bay Service increases from 8 weekly to 10 weekly
Toronto – Puerto Plata Service increases from 1 weekly to 2 weekly
Toronto – St. Maarten Service increases from 1 weekly to 2 weekly
Toronto – Varadero Service increases from 2 weekly to 3 weekly

On separate note, Airline Route‘s report on 10FEB13 regarding WestJet and Encore’s Planned Summer 2013 season has been revised as of 1800GMT, which include following new route that was not included in the post when it first appeared, as well as daily e-mail summary:
Toronto – Fort McMurray eff 16JUN13 NEW 3 weekly service
WS309 YYZ2145 – 2344YMM 73W 147
WS308 YMM0100 – 0635YYZ 73W 125