One island to another: Westjet will fly St. John’s to Dublin

Published on November 15, 2013

WestJet has announced a direct flight to Dublin, Ireland from St. John’s.

The airline will offer daily flights from June 15, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014, along with flights to the Emerald Isle from Toronto.

Flights will leave St. John’s at 11:15 p.m. and arrive in Dublin 7 a.m. (local time) the next day. Returning flights will leave Dublin at 8:20 a.m. and arrive in St. John’s at 9:55 a.m. (local time).

Introductory one-way fares start at $199, taxes fees and charges included, pending government approval.

“It is an exciting time for WestJet as we bring our unique brand of low fares and award-winning guest experience to a whole new market,” said Chris Avery, WestJet vice-president of network planning, alliances and corporate development, in a news release. “From Dublin, guests can access low-cost flights to more than 100 cities in Europe.”