WestJet to fly direct Winnipeg to London starting in 2016: reports
WestJet to make announcement about new destination on Tuesday, airline says
WestJet is establishing a direct flight from Winnipeg to London, England starting in May 2016, according to online reports.
The airline announced a press event and "high tea" for Tuesday morning and promised a "major new route announcement."
In June, the airline announced London as the first transatlantic destination from Canada for its Boeing 767-300s. The flights will land in London's Gatwick airport.
Reports also point to Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto, St. John's and Edmonton as cities getting direct flights to the European destination.