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WestJet expands and adds non-stop flights from YYC to ATL

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  •   10-30-2018  1:41 pm

WestJet expands and adds non-stop flights from YYC to ATL

WestJet today announced it is expanding choice and connectivity for Calgarians when the airline begins operations between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) next spring.

"WestJet is proud to expand on vital trade and tourism linkages between Western Canada  and the southeastern United States ," said Ed Sims, WestJet president and CEO. "Non-stop, year-round flights from Calgary  to Atlanta  connect two major markets in North America  and grow opportunities for trade and tourism."

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Working closely with Delta

WestJet is the only airline flying non-stop from Calgary to ATL, the world's largest airline hub – home of Delta Airlines, a WestJet codeshare partner since 2011. Together with Delta, via Hartsfield -Jackson airport WestJet will offer codeshare access to an extensive list of U.S. destinations including the southeastern United States and Gulf Coast and cities such as Memphis, Tenn. , Charleston, S.C. , New Orleans, La. , Savannah, Ga. , Pensacola and Panama City, Fla.

Starting Mar. 3, 2019, WestJet will fly six times weekly between Calgary and Atlanta , moving to daily on Apr. 7, 2019. WestJet serves more destinations from Calgary with more flights than any other airline. This this new route is another investment in the airport, city, and region.