WestJet to offer nonstop Atlanta service from Calgary

CNW Group/WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership

WestJet has 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 will be the only airline flying nonstop from Calgary to ATL, the world’s largest airline hub – home of Delta Air Lines, a WestJet codeshare partner since 2011. Together with Delta, via HartsfieldJacksonairport 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 March 3, 2019, WestJet will fly six times weekly between Calgary and Atlanta, moving to daily on April 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.

Route

Frequency

Departing

Arriving

Effective

Calgary –  Atlanta

Six times

weekly*

9:55 a.m.

4:08 p.m.

March 3, 2019

Atlanta – Calgary

Six times

weekly*

5:00 p.m.

7:39 p.m.

March 3, 2019

 

*Daily starting April 7, 2019

In other news, WestJet announced its support for Calgary’s 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid.

WestJet is Calgary’s largest airline, and by June 2019, will offer flights to 65 non-stop destinations with an average of 1,100 flights per week from YYC. Last month, WestJet announced its launching its first three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner international destinations from Calgary in 2019 including; London(Gatwick), Paris and Dublin.

WestJet’s Dreamliners will carry 320 guests in a three-class cabin configuration including the airline’s newly revealed Business cabin featuring 16 private pods with lie-flat seats, an upscale Premium cabin and an updated Economy cabin.

In other news, WestJet also announced it will be adding Barcelona to its growing presence in Europe with three-times weekly, nonstop service between Toronto and Barcelona starting May 24, 2019 through October 21, 2019.

Images: WestJet.

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