WestJet is expanding its business flights between Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, part of a plan to better serve sought-after business travellers.Westjet Airlines will expand business flights from Toronto to Montreal and Ottawa starting in May. (Larry MacDougal/Canadian Press)
Starting May 2, the Calgary-based airline will offer 10 flights each business day between Toronto and Montreal and nine between Toronto and Ottawa.
If flights on these routes are delayed more than 30 minutes, passengers will get 50 per cent off their next ticket on the Toronto-Montreal or Toronto-Ottawa route, WestJet said.
People travelling on the new flights will receive complimentary wine and beer and won't be charged any fees to take an earlier or later flight on the same day.
The new flights will be offered at "peak business times" and will depart from dedicated easy-access gates, the airline said in a statement released Monday.
"This initiative demonstrates our commitment to offer the business traveller what they need in this important market," said Bob Cummings, executive vice-president of sales and marketing.
WestJet is also making further inroads into the U.S. market. On Monday, the airline announced a partnership that will enable its passengers to easily connect with Delta Air Lines flights.
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