Published Feb. 12, 2013
Nonstop, twice-weekly service between Toronto and Myrtle Beach will be launched May 2 by WestJet, a low-cost carrier based in Canada.
WestJet, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, said it will serve the Myrtle Beach route with a Boeing Next-Generation 737.
"Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular destinations for Canadian vacationers, with more than 90 kilometers (56 miles) of picturesque beaches, world-class golf and warm Southern hospitality," said Chris Avery, WestJet vice president of network planning, alliances and corporate development.
The WestJet service also offers travelers from Myrtle Beach connections to major cities across Canada.
WestJet said it is offering an introductory one-way ticket price for flights from Toronto to Myrtle Beach for $167.39 in Canadian dollars or $166.31 in U.S. dollars.
WestJet, founded in 1996, offers service to 83 cities in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.