WestJet Encore starts two new routes to Fort McMurray today

WestJet (Calgary) today inaugurated new nonstop daily service between Kelowna, B.C., and Fort McMurray and between Vancouver and Fort McMurray. Both services are offered by WestJet Encore using its fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) NextGen aircraft.

Today, WestJet also launched a third daily flight between Calgary and Fort McMurray using the same type of aircraft.

In other news, WestJet has retrofitted the first Boeing 737-800 (below) with new Aviation Partners Boeing Split Scimitar winglets. The pictured Boeing 737-8CT C-GWRG (msn 39071) is now flying throughout the WestJet network.

Top Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-FIWE (msn 4466) is pictured at the Toronto (Pearson) hub.


Bottom Copyright Photo: WestJet.

WestJet 737-800 SSWL C-GWRG (95)(Tail)(WestJet)(LR)