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Flying to London Gatwick from YYZ? WestJet's new Dreamliner can take you this winter.

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  •   05-21-2019  1:51 pm

Flying to London Gatwick from YYZ? WestJet's new Dreamliner can take you this winter.
The new Dreamliner 787-9 represents a new era for WestJet as it begins longer-range flying. Pictured: the Dreamliner's new Economy cabin.

More passengers flying out of Toronto Pearson airport will be able to experience WestJet’s brand new 787-9 Dreamliner.

The airline announced today that its state-of-the-art aircraft will be operating its Toronto-London (Gatwick) route starting this winter.

This daily Dreamliner service, starting October 23rd, 2019, upgrades WestJet's existing Toronto-London service operated on the 767.

VIDEOStep into WestJet's game-changing 787-9 Dreamliner

As part of the schedule update, WestJet also announced the 787-9 Dreamliner will be used to operate flights between Calgary and Maui up to four-times weekly starting October 31st, 2019 and between Calgary and London four-times weekly starting October 27th, 2019.

"Flying on the WestJet Dreamliner is a game changer in travel; guest feedback on the experience has been phenomenal," said Brian Znotins, WestJet vice-president network planning and alliances, in a statement.  "The Dreamliner was built for transoceanic routes with technology that reduces jetlag and leaves travellers feeling more refreshed upon arrival. With our custom cabins and award-winning service, guests are going to love the journey as much as the destination."

The 320-seat aircraft represents a new era for WestJet as it begins longer-range flying while offering passengers the options of Economy, Premium and Business cabins (a WestJet first).

WestJet's new 787-9 Dreamliner will operate its Toronto-London (Gatwick) route starting this winter. Photo: WestJet

The Dreamliner's Business cabin, for one, features all-aisle-access, lie-flat seats with on-demand dining and entertainment.

READ MORE: We toured WestJet’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Brace yourselves.

The upscale Premium cabin includes a separate cabin, elevated meal service and signature welcome perks featuring champagne and an amenity case.

WestJet's new Dreamliner Business cabin features all-aisle-access and lie-flat seats. Photo: WestJet

WestJet's improved Economy cabin features on-demand inflight entertainment, blankets and pillows and complimentary food and beverages with a select number of extra legroom seats available for purchase.

Route

Frequency

Departing

Arriving

Effective

Toronto - London
(Gatwick)

Daily

8:50 p.m.

9:10 a.m.+1

October 23,
2019

London (Gatwick) -

Toronto

Daily

11:10 a.m.

1:57 p.m.

October 24,
2019

Calgary - Kahului

Up to six-
times
weekly

11 a.m.

2:27 p.m.

October 31,
2019

Kahului - Calgary

Up to six
-times
weekly

10:30 p.m.

7:14 a.m.+1

October 31,
2019

Calgary - London
(Gatwick)

Four-times
weekly

7:45 p.m.

11:20 a.m.+1

October 27,
2019

London (Gatwick)
- Calgary

Four-times
weekly

1:20 p.m.

3:25 p.m.

October 28,
2019

For more information on new routes and increased frequencies in WestJet's 787-9 winter schedule,  visit westjet.com/flight-schedules-new.

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