WestJet has launched direct flights between Winnipeg and Abbotsford, as the British Columbia city prepares to eliminate its airport improvement fee on June 1.
The Calgary-based airline will operate the flights starting today until October 28.
Flights will depart daily from Winnipeg at 7:25 a.m. and arrive at 8:20 a.m. PT. Departing flights from Abbotsford are scheduled for 1:10 p.m. PT, with a Winnipeg arrival of 5:48 p.m.
With the launch of the Abbotsford-Winnipeg flight, WestJet becomes the largest carrier operating out of Winnipeg this summer with 51 percent of total available seats.