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YQR CELEBRATES WESTJET’S INAUGURAL FLIGHT TO MSP

Posted by: Regina Chamber Admin - April 29, 2024
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BY WESTJET

The Regina International Airport was thrilled to both send off and receive WestJet’s first non-stop flights to and from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on this past Sunday, April 28th.

“WestJet is pleased to connect Regina and Minneapolis with new year-round daily service, unlocking key tourism and economic development opportunities for the City of Regina and the surrounding area,” said Andrew Gibbons, Vice President, External Affairs at WestJet. “In line with the WestJet Group strategy which focuses on winning in the West, we are proud to be the only carrier offering daily transborder connectivity from Regina International Airport this summer.”

The new WestJet service now runs to and from YQR and MSP seven days a week, 365 days a year, offering more than 70 connections through WestJet’s codeshare partnership with Delta.

“After eight years, we are thrilled to once again return daily, non-stop service to a major U.S. hub for all of southern Saskatchewan”, said James Bogusz, President & CEO of the Regina Airport Authority, “We are thankful for the massive support we received from the Province of Saskatchewan, a variety of partners in the community, and, most importantly, WestJet for making this a reality.”

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