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WestJet launches new service to Kingston


Airline makes inaugural flight between Toronto and the heart of Jamaica today

CALGARY, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the launch of new, non-stop service between Toronto and Kingston, Jamaica. The inaugural flight departs Toronto Pearson International Airport at 9 a.m. EDT today.

"We're excited to offer service to Jamaica's capital city," said John MacLeod, WestJet Vice-President, Network Management and Alliances. "Whether they are looking to connect with friends and family or eager to experience the area's magnificent views, inspired cuisine or reggae sounds, we are pleased to be the airline to bring them to Kingston."

WestJet will fly between Toronto and Kingston three times per week: each Monday, Friday and Sunday. WestJet's location at Person's terminal three provides for easy connections to major Canadian cities, ideal for guests making connections on to the airline's domestic network.

Following are the schedule details of WestJet's new service to Kingston:

Toronto - Kingston flight times

Flight Departure Arrival
From Toronto (WS2600) 9 a.m. 12:11 p.m.
From Kingston (WS2601) 1:05 p.m. 6:14 p.m.

Full schedule details and great introductory one-way fares from $149 to Kingston (plus applicable taxes and fees) are available by visiting, by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at 1-888-WESTJET (937-8538) or through your preferred travel agent.

WestJet flies non-stop from Toronto to some of the most beautiful sun destinations, including Montego Bay, San Juan, Cancun, Holguin, Varadero, Nassau, Cozumel, Miami, Tampa, Turks and Caicos, and St. Maarten.

Kingston is the first of five new destinations the airline is launching as part of its 2012 summer schedule.

About WestJet
WestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 76-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 98 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 37 aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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