The new Halifax-Dublin service was launched on April 29, 2019, and will be operated six times a week. WestJet has operated to Dublin, Ireland since 2015. On June 1, 2019 the airline will bring one of its first three Dreamliner aircraft to the city with nonstop service from Calgary, it said.
‘The new non-stop flight between these important tourism and business markets reinforces our commitment to investing in Halifax as an Atlantic gateway to Europe,’ said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet’s chief commercial officer. ‘WestJet continues to support the efforts of the government of Nova Scotia to enhance trade, tourism and grow economies in the province and the UK. To our guests on both sides of the Atlantic, go raibh maith agat, thank you.’
Flights to Halifax Stanfield International Airport will depart at 10:20 p.m. and arrive at 7.32 a.m. next morning at Dublin Airport. Flights from Dublin to Halifax will depart at 9 a.m. and arrive at 11:02 a.m.
‘We’re so pleased WestJet continues to demonstrate confidence in our airport, our region and our future with the introduction of this new non-stop service to Dublin,’ said Joyce Carter, president & CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority. ‘We have grown into an Atlantic Canadian hub airport where travellers can conveniently connect to, from and through Europe and beyond. We thank WestJet for their continued investment and expansion of their service at Halifax Stanfield and to passengers who make these flights a success.’
This summer, WestJet will operate non-stop service to 15 cities with an average of 28 departures per day from Halifax.