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WestJet inaugurates Sudbury service

WestJet Encore Q400
Martin Kulcsar

WestJet launches daily service from Toronto to Sudbury today with the arrival of the first flight this evening at 11 p.m.

The inaugural flight from Sudbury to Toronto leaves the Greater Sudbury Airport tomorrow at 6 a.m.

“We welcome Northern Ontario’s largest city to its expanding network,” said Brian Znotins, Vice-President, Network Planning.

“This new service offers residents of Greater Sudbury and the Nickel Belt the opportunity to take advantage of WestJet’s low fares and friendly, caring service, excellent flight times and superb connectivity through Toronto Pearson, our largest hub. It will also enable more business travel between Southern and Northern Ontario, driving growth and creating opportunities across the region.”

Flights between Toronto and Sudbury will be operated by WestJet Encore.

Launched in June 2013, WestJet Encore now operates more than 180 daily departures to a total of 36 destinations across Canada and the U.S. with a fleet of 34 Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. By mid-2018, the regional airline will have a total of 45 aircraft.

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