July 25, 2016
Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo International Airport, in conjunction with WestJet, are pleased to announce the return of non-stop, seasonal weekly service, between Waterloo Region (YKF) and Orlando, Florida (MCO).
“Orlando continues to be one of our top destinations and the return of WestJet’s weekly non-stop service is fantastic news,” said Chris Wood, General Manager at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. “WestJet has serviced our community since 2007 allowing residents to enjoy the convenience of local air service and fly from home. We would like to thank WestJet for their continued investment in Waterloo Region along with every guest that has made the choice to fly through our airport.”
WestJet’s Orlando service will operate weekly on Tuesdays, starting January 24, 2017 and will continue through April 25, 2017. Seats are now available for purchase on westjet.com or through your travel agent.
“We are pleased to once again offer our guests in the Waterloo Region great fares and non-stop flights to Orlando, one of WestJet’s most popular destinations,” said Lee Lipton, Director of Network and Schedule Planning. “We appreciate the support of our loyal guests and look forward to helping them make great vacation memories at Walt Disney World Resort or any of the amazing array of theme parks in the area.”
Details of WestJet's new non-stop weekly*, seasonal service between Kitchener-Waterloo and Orlando are as follows:
Kitchener-Waterloo (YKF) at 3:50 p.m.
Orlando (MCO) at 6:34 p.m.
Orlando (MCO) at 12:20 p.m.
Kitchener-Waterloo (YKF) at 2:59 p.m.
* Available Tuesdays from January 24, 2017 to April 25, 2017
The Region of Waterloo International Airport is home to 25 businesses that collectively employ over 300 people, and together contribute over 90 million dollars annually to Waterloo Region’s economy.
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For more information please contact:
Sandra McAuley, Marketing and Communications Supervisor Region of Waterloo International Airport 519-648-2256 ext. 8504 (1-866-648-2256 ext. 8504) firstname.lastname@example.org
WestJet Airlines Media Relations 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397) email@example.com
About The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) The Airport is a full-service modern facility which supports commercial, corporate and general aviation. Daily scheduled air service, with connections to over 250 destinations in 40 countries, is provided by: American Airlines offering twice daily non-stop service to Chicago; WestJet, offering daily non-stop service to Calgary and weekly seasonal service to Orlando; and Sunwing Airlines offering weekly seasonal service to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Region of Waterloo International Airport is owned and operated by the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario Canada and is home to 25 businesses that collectively employ over 300 people, together contributing over 90 million dollars annually to Waterloo Region’s economy. For more information visit www.waterlooairport.ca, call 519-648-2256/toll free 1-866-648-2256 or contact your travel agent. Connect with the Region of Waterloo International Airport on Facebook at facebook.com/FlyYKF Follow the Region of Waterloo International Airport on Twitter at twitter.com/FlyYKF
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