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WestJet's first flight to Bonaire.

WestJet Has a New Caribbean Island: Bonaire 

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 18, 2023

Canadian leisure carrier WestJet has launched its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire.

The first flight from Toronto touched down this past week in a significant boost for the island out of the Canadian market. 

“We looked forward with great excitement to the arrival of our guests from Canada, and  the much-anticipated day is finally here with the first WestJet flight landing on Bonaire,”  said Miles Mercera, CEO of Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB).

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The Harbour Village Beach Club in Bonaire, recently named Caribbean Hotel of the Year.

“Canada remains  one of our top 10 markets, and this historic new connection signifies a major step in  accommodating the increasing desire for tourism on our picturesque island.” 

The new nonstop route is operating once each week, with service out of Toronto on Tuesdays; the return flight departs on Wednesdays. 

Toronto-Bonaire service will be operating through April 24, 2024. 

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