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WestJet adds new service from YYC to two U.S. cities

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  •   01-28-2019  12:43 pm

WestJet adds new service from YYC to two U.S. cities

WestJet has introduced two new seasonal U.S. destinations this summer from YYC.

Daily non-stop service to Portland, Ore., begins April 29, while twice-weekly service to Austin, Texas begins on May 2.

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"We're thrilled to welcome the cities of Portland and Austin to the WestJet network," said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet chief commercial officer. "Including Atlanta, which starts on March 3, these three key markets help diversify Alberta's economy, open new trade links and forge stronger connections between Alberta and these major destinations. We look forward to connecting friends, families and economies across the country and world this summer."

2019 summer schedule

The new routes are part of WestJet's 2019 summer schedule, which includes previously announced non-stop flights to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin from Calgary on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners along with new non-stop service from Calgary to Atlanta, Ga.

The following schedule illustrates the new service between Calgary, Portland, and Austin:

Route

Frequency

Departing

Arriving

Effective

Calgary – Portland

Daily

10:30 a.m

11:17 a.m

April 29, 2019

Portland – Calgary

Daily

12:10 p.m

2:57 p.m

April. 29, 2019

Calgary – Austin

Twice
Weekly

10 a.m

2:43 p.m

May 2, 2019

Austin – Calgary

Twice
Weekly

3:35 p.m

6:31 p.m

May 2, 2019


WestJet will also increase service on the following routes from Calgary:

  • Calgary-Houston, from 12 weekly flights to 13 weekly flights.
  • Calgary-London (Gatwick), adding two weekly flights with daily Dreamliner service.
  • Calgary-Orlando, from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • Calgary-Phoenix, will double service from once daily to twice daily.
  • Calgary-Puerto Vallarta, from three times weekly to four times weekly.
  • Calgary-San Diego, from three times weekly to four times weekly.
  • Calgary-San Francisco, will double service from once daily to twice daily.
  • Calgary-Kitchener, from seven weekly flights to eight weekly flights.

Other highlights of WestJet's 2019 summer schedule include:

  • New non-stop three times weekly service between Edmonton and St. John's.
  • Toronto-Nashville, from seven weekly flights to 10 weekly flights.
  • Toronto-Grand Cayman, will double service from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • Toronto-Kingston, from three weekly flights to four times weekly.
  • Toronto-Liberia, will double service from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • Toronto-Montego Bay, from 11 weekly flights to 12 weekly flights.
  • Toronto-Nassau from six to seven times weekly.
  • Toronto-Saint Maarten, will double service from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • Toronto-Halifax, adding five weekly flights for seven-times daily service Monday to Friday.
  • Toronto-Charlottetown, adding two weekly flights.
  • Halifax-Winnipeg, from four weekly flights to five times weekly.
  • Toronto-London, from two times daily to three times daily.
  • Extension of existing once weekly winter seasonal service between Vancouver and Orlando.

This summer, WestJet will operate more 750 daily flights in peak summer to 92 destinations including 42 in Canada, 23 in the United States, 27 in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America, and five in Europe.

For more information on new routes and increased frequencies in WestJet's 2019 summer schedule, please visit westjet.com/flight-schedules-new

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