WestJet opens service between Saskatoon and Minneapolis

The new route is part of the airline’s commitment to invest in a growing network of cross-border routes from Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SKAnd June 19, 2023 /CNW/ – WestJet today marks the start of its new cross-border service between Saskatoon And Minneapoliswith flight WS1900 departing at 7:10 a.m. MST.

Promote the development of the air network SaskatoonThe new path allows a direct connection between Saskatchewan and the American Midwest and beyond. Thanks Integral Minneapolis to network SaskatoonWestJet increased its cross-border capacity between the city of Bridges and beyond by 20% over the summer.

Today we are pleased to celebrate the departure of our first flight between Saskatoon And Minneapolisreinforcing our position as a major air carrier in the world Saskatchewan “And it shows our growing commitment to the province,” said Jared Micock-Gerek, director of government relations and regulatory affairs, WestJet. This new link between Saskatoon And Minneapolis Further improving cross-border travel options for the communities we serve and stimulating dynamic business and tourism opportunities on both sides of borders. »

“airport Saskatoon It is committed to providing an air service linking the north Saskatchewan “The rest of the world,” said Stephen Mayberry, president and CEO of the Airports Authority in the Rest of the World. Saskatoon. “As we recover from the pandemic, we continue to work closely with our partners to create new services and routes that generate economic benefits for our community, connecting business travelers and tourists to Saskatchewan. We are excited to welcome WestJet’s new three times weekly air service to the Minneapolis hub. »

The departure of flight WS1900 is the first of three weekly flights between Saskatoon And Minneapolis being offered this summer.


starting date





Saskatoon – Minneapolis

June 19, 2023

three times a week

Monday Wednesday Friday

7:10 a.m

10:31 a.m

Minneapolis Saskatoon

June 19, 2023

three times a week

Monday Wednesday Friday

12:45 p.m

2:02 p.m

A new American route opens up a web of possibilities with access to the Delta Air Lines Hub

Thanks to a long-standing partnership with Delta Air Lines, WestJet passengers are on the go Minneapolis They will arrive at one of the main hubs of the American airline. Guests will have access to a wide network of US destinations, incl BostonAnd MiamiNew York, Washington, DC. And more, from a single ticket with check-in for all flights purchased at the point of departure. Guests can also expect to have their bags checked through and through and enjoy lounge access where available. In addition, frequent flyers of both airlines will continue to enjoy great mutual benefits every time they fly with either carrier, including earning points and redeeming them in their favorite loyalty programme.

About WestJet

In serving Canadians for 27 years, WestJet has halved airfare and increased the proportion of people flying domestically to more than 50%. WestJet took off in 1996 with 3 aircraft, 250 employees, and 5 destinations; Over the years, these numbers have grown to more than 180 aircraft, 14,000 employees and more than 110 destinations in 24 countries.

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