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The first new direct flight from Toronto touched down in Cozumel, today.

Canadian airline, WestJet, will continue to fly twice a week from Toronto to Cozumel throughout the winter season.

Senior WestJet executive, Hugh Dunleavy, described Cozumel as a "spicy blend of Mexican flavour combined with the smooth essence of the Caribbean". He said WestJet have started the new route to give more Canadians the opportunity to visit.

The flights will run every Thursday and Friday from now until April 29, 2010.

One-way fares, available in both directions, are available from $149 CAD ($140 USD) plus taxes and fees.

The airline's vacation arm, WestJet Vacations, is also offering packages to Cozumel. 7 night deals start at $829 CAD ($800 USD) before fees and taxes.

For more information visit WestJet's website or see our Transport section for more information and to make reservations for Cozumel flights and airlines or Cozumel airport transfers.