Starting on Oct. 1, citizens and residents of Mexico and Jamaica, along with California and Ohio, will be able to visit the nation.
The carrier joins United in offering rapid testing for passengers traveling to Hawaii.
The news could mark the start of a turning point for the travel industry.
Canada’s Minister for Public Safety Bill Blair on Friday announced that the U.S.-Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least October 21 as COVID-19 continues to impact international travel.
Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines will both leave middle seats open on its flights through Nov. 30, covering the Thanksgiving holiday.
The airline has announced it will provide COVID-19 emergency and quarantine medical insurance for Canadian residents who book international roundtrip flights.
The program will allow visitors to come into Hawaii, show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72-hours of arrival, and avoid the state’s 14-day mandatory quarantine.
“There’s going to be a resurgence in travel and if agents can get ahead of that curve and become top of mind through using social media as their platform, they’re going to come out on the other side winning. We are equipping the travel agents to not only survive but thrive.”