The connection between Ireland and Nova Scotia was strengthened with the reintroduction of WestJet’s non-stop summer seasonal flights between Halifax and Dublin, successfully leveraging the carrier’s growing Boeing 737-8 MAX fleet, unlocking new potential for Nova Scotia’s business, leisure and tourism economies.

Westjet will fly four times weekly between Halifax Stanfield and Dublin from 20 June up to 14 October 2024.

Halifax International Airport Authority President & CEO, Joyce Carter,said “WestJet has connected Halifax Stanfield and key European destinations for several years, and we’re thrilled they plan to offer three non-stop transatlantic routes again next summer. Dublin was a popular route in the past, both for Atlantic Canadians and Europeans.”

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage said “We are delighted West Jet is renewing its commitment to Halifax and the Martimes by adding new direct flights across the pond, a valued travel destination for so many, with the promise of a boon for tourism in our region. Kudos to Joyce Carter and her team for the exceptional work to increase air access to and from Halifax Stanfield International Airport.”

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