WestJet to introduce flights between Abbotsford and Las Vegas

Service will start in October 2015 and run Thursdays and Sundays

WestJet has announced twice weekly flights between Abbotsford and Las Vegas.

WestJet has announced twice weekly flights between Abbotsford and Las Vegas.

WestJet will introduce a new non-stop, twice-weekly service between Abbotsford and Las Vegas, set to launch Oct. 29, 2015.

The Abbotsford International Airport recently eliminated several fees, including the airport improvement fee, creating a cost-friendly environment for WestJet to grow service from the Fraser Valley, according to a WestJet news release.

“Abbotsford and WestJet have been partners since 1997, and we see the recently announced fee drops at the airport as an opportunity to further build service in the area,” said Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO.

“We are betting on the success of this route as part of our winter 2015-2016 schedule, and we are proud to offer an ultra-low fare in celebration of the announcement.”

The flights will runs on Thursdays and Sundays and introductory total one-way fares will start at $111.89, according to the release.

For more information visit westjet.com.