Today (May 14), WestJet resumed flights between Toronto (YYZ) and Barcelona (BCN) with three weekly flights, after an absence of more than 2 years. The Catalan capital will be the only destination in Spain for the Canadian airline. Flight WS 14 took off from Lester Pearson International Airport (YYZ) at 12:12 a.m. local time and landed at El Prat Airport at 2:07 p.m.
According to data obtained by Aviacionline via Aena Statistics indicates that in 2019, WestJet mobilized 30,711 passengers and 142.6 tons of cargo in 124 flight operations between Toronto and Barcelona, it was the third Canadian operator in Spain.
WestJet Schedules to Barcelona
- Flight WS 14 YYZ 8:10 p.m. – BCN 10:05 a.m.+1 Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
- Flight WS 15 BCN 2:00 p.m. – YYZ 4:40 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
The flights will be operated on 320-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in three classes (16 Business Class/28 Premium Economy/276 Economy), replacing last summer’s Boeing 767-300ERs, which means an increase of more 20% of capacity compared to 2019.
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According to data obtained via Aena Estadística, before the pandemic, the nonstop service between Toronto (YYZ) and Barcelona (BCN) was the main route between Canada and Spain, where 191,273 passengers and 1,758.3 tonnes of cargo were mobilized in 771 air operations.
According to data compiled by Aviacionline via Cirium, WestJet will offer 12,552 seats per week on fifty-two flight operations between Toronto (YYZ) and Europe, which represents an increase of more than 130% compared to the levels of 2019.
WestJet Europe Schedule for Nordic Summer 2022
- Barcelona (BCN) three times a week on Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
- Dublin (DUB) daily flights by Boeing 737-8.
- Edinburgh (EDI) three times a week on Boeing 737-8.
- Glasgow (GLA) four times a week on Boeing 737-8.
- London Gatwick (LGW) nine times a week on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
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