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WestJet expanding routes to sunshine spots for winter season

A pilot taxis a Westjet Boeing 737-700 plane to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on Monday, February 3, 2014. WestJet is cutting the number of scheduled flights from Calgary and Edmonton.
A pilot taxis a Westjet Boeing 737-700 plane to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on Monday, February 3, 2014. WestJet is cutting the number of scheduled flights from Calgary and Edmonton. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CALGARY РWestJet  has announced it will add dozens of new flights to its domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule.

Scheduled to start in late October, highlights from the airline’s new flight roster include additional domestic routes from Toronto to Vancouver, Ottawa and Moncton, N.B.

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New international destinations departing from Toronto include Myrtle Beach, S.C., Kingston, Jamaica, as well as cities in Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba and St. Martin.

Out west, the company will add 41 new weekly domestic and international flights from Vancouver to Kelowna and Prince George, B.C., Toronto, Los Angeles, Honolulu and the Mexican cities of Cancun and Cabo San Lucas.

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There will also be a new non-stop weekly service between Regina and Orlando, Fla.

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Service from Halifax will increase with seven additional weekly flights to Sydney, N.S.

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