Press release from CNW Group
WestJet expands service to Hawaii
Thursday, June 27, 2013
WestJet expands service to Hawaii13:02 EDT Thursday, June 27, 2013
Airline adds more flights from Vancouver to the Aloha State
CALGARY, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced new, daily service between Vancouver and Hawaii Island (Kona) and between Vancouver and Kauai (Lihue), starting this December.
On December 12, 2013, service between Vancouver and Hawaii Island increases to daily from four times weekly last winter. Service between Vancouver and Kauai also increases to daily, beginning December 14, 2013, from three times weekly.
"WestJet is the airline of choice for Canadians who love the Hawaiian Islands," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. "With seamless connections from many cities across Canada and no need to pick up your bag before you pre-clear U.S. customs in Vancouver, it's never been easier to take that fabulous Hawaiian vacation you've been waiting for."
In addition to increased service to Hawaii Island and Kauai, WestJet also offers twice-daily service from Vancouver to both Honolulu and Maui.
Flights are now available for sale at westjet.com.
WestJet Vacations has something for everyone, offering 29 hotels and condos situated on Hawaii Island from Kailua-Kona to Waikoloa, and on Kauai from Poipu to Princeville. Hawaii Island is inspirational with its diverse beauty and Kauai, the tropical island of discovery, is visually spectacular. More information on vacation packages is available at westjetvacations.com.
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 86 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,000 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world. This year, WestJet launched its new regional airline, WestJet Encore.
About WestJet Vacations
WestJet Vacations provides guests with affordable, reliable and easy-to-book travel experiences to 55 destinations in 18 countries, including the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's fun and friendly image, extensive network and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations offers guests a great flight schedule and a wide variety of hotel and resort options to create fun and affordable vacation experiences. For more information, visit www.westjetvacations.com .
About WestJet Rewards
As members of the WestJet Rewards program, guests can earn WestJet dollars for every WestJet flight flown or vacation package taken. WestJet dollars can be used like cash towards the purchase of WestJet flights and WestJet Vacations packages on any date, to any WestJet destination, with no blackout periods - even on seat sales. With more flights come more benefits, including bonus WestJet dollars and Jet-Aways. Guests who use their WestJet RBC MasterCard will earn more WestJet dollars even faster.
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