This Wednesday, November 15, Canadian airline West Jet announced that it will offer direct service between Saint John, Newfoundland and London starting in May 2024.
After Flair Airlines last week, it’s West Jet’s turn to announce air service to Saint John Airport this Wednesday morning. During a press conference attended by Saint John’s Mayor Danny Breen and Premier Andrew Furey, among others, West Jet Vice President Andrew Gibbons announced that Newfoundland’s capital will re-establish a direct connection to Europe for the first time since 2019, according to CBC -in.
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From 1 May 2024 to 25 October, three flights per week will be offered between Saint John’s International Airport and London Gatwick Airport. At a time when air travel is in the news, this announcement, resulting from an agreement signed for three years, offers an additional option for travelers from Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.