WestJet, the Canadian low-cost airline, has launched direct flights from Toronto to New York, USA. The initial schedule will be 7 roundtrip flights per day to LaGuardia Airport, increasing to 8 per day on July 12.
In a statement, WestJet Vice-President of Network Management and Alliances John MacLeod said: “This is another significant milestone for WestJet. Toronto to New York is the largest transborder market from Canada, and this new non-stop service, offered on our Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, will offer business and leisure travelers alike the convenience, comfort and affordability they’ve been looking for.
Round-trip fares between Toronto and New York start from $300 CAD including taxes and airline surcharges.