Nfld. & Labrador

WestJet to offer weekly direct flight from St. John's to Tampa in 2017

WestJet announced its winter 2017 schedule, which includes a new direct flight from St. John's to Tampa.

Company will also expand its Toronto-Gander connection to four times a week

WestJet will start offering a direct flight from St. John's to Tampa starting in April 2017. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Good news for Newfoundland and Labrador snowbirds.

WestJet announced its winter 2017 flight schedule Monday, and there are a few additions of interest for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. Starting in April 2017, WestJet will offer a weekly direct flight from St. John's to Tampa, Florida.

The airline will also expand its Toronto-Gander connection. Beginning Oct. 24 of this year, the flight will be offered four times per week.

You can see a full list of their new flights on the airline's blog.

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