WestJet to run transatlantic service from Glasgow

WestJet to run transatlantic service from Glasgow

Canadian carrier WestJet is to start a daily summer transatlantic service from Glasgow to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The route is the airline’s second transatlantic service following the introduction of flights from Dublin to St John’s, Newfoundland, last year

Non-stop daily flights between Glasgow and Halifax start on May 30 using a next generation 136-seat Boeing 737-700.

The aircraft continues onto Toronto following a brief stopover to clear customs. Passenger can connect in Toronto to other destinations in Canada, the US, Mexico and the Caribbean.

The 737 includes an 18-seat premium economy section with extra legroom and amenities such as priority boarding, first access to overhead bins, and free snack and drinks.

The flight time between Glasgow and Halifax is 6 hours, 15 minutes and fares start at £198.

The seasonal service runs until October 24.

The non-stop daily service between Dublin and St John’s returns for a second season on May 2, six weeks earlier than in 2014.


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