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/C O R R E C T I O N -- WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership/

In the news release, WestJet celebrates addition of flights to Mexico from Vancouver, issued 08-Aug-2023 by WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership over CNW, we are advised by the company that the third paragraph should read "Vancouver International Airport" rather than "B.C.'s capital" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

WestJet celebrates addition of flights to Mexico from Vancouver

Airline brings more sun and leisure connections to B.C.'s Lower Mainland

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 8, 2023 /CNW/ - WestJet today celebrated an expansion to its winter schedule serving British Columbia's Lower Mainland, further enhancing its sun and leisure connectivity from Vancouver International Airport to some of Mexico's most popular destinations. Additionally, as part of its connectivity to Mexico, WestJet has added weekly non-stop service between Vancouver and Ixtapa.

"We are thrilled to bring more opportunity for our guests across B.C.'s Lower Mainland to seamlessly connect to their favourite destinations across Mexico this winter," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Commercial Development. "In alignment with our strategy, we are proud to add Vancouver to the list of Canadian communities through which we are creating extensive and affordable opportunities for our guests to plan their winter getaways."

Network details



Start Date

Vancouver - Cancun

9x weekly

Year round

Vancouver – Los Cabos

11x weekly

Year round

Vancouver – Ixtapa

1x weekly

Friday, December 22

Vancouver – Puerto Vallarta

9x weekly

Year round 

Vancouver – Mazatlán

2x weekly

Friday, November 3

Vancouver – Huatulco

4x weekly

Sunday, October 29

With a 14 per cent increase to its capacity serving Mexico from Vancouver International Airport this winter, the airline will provide the most seats connecting Vancouver to Mexico than any other airline.

Further enhancing its sun and leisure connectivity from the Lower Mainland region, WestJet's network expansion also brings increased sun flying options from Abbotsford this winter.



Start date

Abbotsford – Puerto Vallarta

2x weekly

Tuesday, December 5

Abbotsford – Los Cabos

1x weekly

Monday, December 4


WestJet Group capacity

In addition to WestJet's new sun connections serving the Lower Mainland, Sunwing Airlines, as a new but integral part of the WestJet Group, is further strengthening the regions leisure travel opportunities with an extensive winter schedule serving Vancouver International Airport. Learn more about Sunwing's winter schedule. 

About WestJet

In 27 years of serving Canadians, WestJet has cut airfares in half and increased the flying population in Canada to more than 50 per cent. WestJet launched in 1996 with three aircraft, 250 employees and five destinations, growing over the years to more than 180 aircraft, 14,000 employees and more than 110 destinations in 24 countries.

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