WestJet launches inaugural flights to Mexico City from Calgary and Vancouver

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FKWJ (msn 36435) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936418.

WestJet’s inaugural flight, WS2200 from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to Mexico City International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez, MEX) departed this morning, March 14, 2018 marking the airline’s newest flight to Mexico. Flights between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Mexico City start March 15, solidifying WestJet’s position as the Canadian airline with the most flights to Mexico.


Starting on March 14, WestJet begins service with four weekly flights between Calgary and Mexico City. On March 15, WestJet will launch three-time weekly service between Vancouver and Mexico City. Effective April 29, both routes move to daily service.


WestJet first landed in Mexico in 2007 and now serves 11 cities in Mexico from 15 Canadian cities, offering more non-stop routes than any other Canadian airline. WestJet’s growth in Mexico makes up nearly 10 per cent of the airline’s available seat miles and at peak winter schedule, WestJet will operate up to 37 daily flights.

Details of WestJet’s Mexico City schedule:

Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Calgary – Mexico City Four times
11:18 a.m. 4:20 p.m. March 14, 2018
Mexico City – Calgary Four times
4:00 p.m. 9:35 p.m. March 15, 2018
Calgary – Mexico City Daily 10:10 a.m. 4:20 p.m. April 29, 2018
Mexico City –Calgary Daily 5:20 p.m. 9:40 p.m. April 29, 2018
Vancouver – Mexico City Three times
8:50 a.m. 3 p.m. March 15, 2018
Mexico City –  Vancouver Three times
5:20 p.m. 10:05 p.m. March 14, 2018
Vancouver – Mexico City Daily 7:40 a.m. 3 p.m. April 29 ,2018
Mexico City – Vancouver Daily 4 p.m. 7:30 p.m. April 29, 2018

Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8CT SSWL C-FKWJ (msn 36435) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936418.

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