WestJet has answered the call, Winnipeggers who have been hoping for the return of a direct flight to the UK, are in luck!
WestJet will be offering direct flights from Winnipeg to London Gatwick airport once a week, beginning in the summer of 2016 on Boeing 767-300ER planes. Other Canadian cities, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver will also offer weekly flights, while Toronto and St. John’s will feature daily flights.
Winnipeg direct flights to London will depart Saturday at 9 p.m. and arrive at 11 a.m. Sunday. While in-flight meals will not be included as part of the eight hour flight, meals may be pre-ordered or purchased on board.