WestJet announces its summer schedule, will add Austin and Portland

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-GAMQ (msn 60518) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 945350.

WestJet has announced its 2019 summer schedule adding more than 40 flights to and from key business and tourism destinations from Toronto, Halifax, St. John’s, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.

 

In addition, the airline will add Portland, Oregon, and Austin, Texas to WestJet’s network and announced a new route between Edmonton and St. John’s.

As part of WestJet’s 2019 summer schedule, the new nonstop daily service between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Portland International Airport (PDX), along with twice-weekly service to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) will begin April 29 and May 2 respectively. Additionally, WestJet also announced a new three times weekly route between Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and St. John’s (YYT) starting July 2.

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

Edmonton – St. John’s

Three
Weekly

9:15 p.m

6:09 a.m. (+1)

June 25, 2019

St. John’s-Edmonton

Three
Weekly

9 a.m

11:40 a.m

June 26, 2019

This summer, WestJet will operate over 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.

The schedule also includes previously announced service to Atlanta, Ga., and Barcelona, Spain along with nonstop service to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin from Calgary on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

 

Highlights of WestJet’s 2019 summer schedule include:

CALGARY

  • CalgaryHouston, from 12 weekly flights to 13 weekly flights.
  • CalgaryLondon (Gatwick), adding two weekly flights with daily 787 Dreamliner service.
  • CalgaryOrlando, from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • CalgaryPhoenix, will double service from once daily to twice daily.
  • CalgaryPuerto Vallarta, from three times weekly to four times weekly.
  • CalgarySan Diego, from three times weekly to four times weekly.
  • CalgarySan Francisco, will double service from once daily to twice daily.
  • Calgary-Kitchener, from seven weekly flights to eight weekly flights.

EDMONTON

  • New non-stop three times weekly service between Edmonton and St. John’s.
  • EdmontonHalifax, from nine weekly flights to 10 weekly flights.

TORONTO

  • TorontoNashville, from seven weekly flights to 10 weekly flights.
  • TorontoGrand Cayman, will double service from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • TorontoKingston, from three weekly flights to four times weekly.
  • TorontoLiberia, will double service from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • TorontoMontego Bay, from 11 weekly flights to 12 weekly flights.
  • TorontoNassau from six to seven times weekly.
  • Toronto-Saint Maarten, will double service from once weekly to twice weekly.
  • TorontoHalifax, adding five weekly flights for seven-times daily service Monday to Friday.
  • TorontoCharlottetown, adding two weekly flights.
  • TorontoLondon, from two times daily to three times daily.

VANCOUVER

  • Extension of existing once weekly winter seasonal service between Vancouver and Orlando.

HALIFAX

  • HalifaxWinnipeg, from four weekly flights to five times weekly.
  • HalifaxEdmonton, from nine weekly flights to 10 weekly flights.
  • HalifaxToronto, adding five weekly flights for seven-times daily service Monday to Friday.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-GAMQ (msn 60518) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 945350.

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