WestJet arrives in Atlanta

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-FNWD (msn 60517) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 945667.

WestJet on March 3 became the only airline connecting Calgarians nonstop to Atlanta, GA., when its inaugural flight between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) departed at 9:55 a.m. local time.

 

Atlanta (below) is the 65th destination WestJet serves nonstop from Calgary.  WestJet already serves more destinations with more nonstop flights from Calgary than any other airline.

WestJet, via its codeshare partner Delta, offers access to an extensive list of U.S. destinations including the southeastern United States and Gulf Coast and cities such as Memphis, TN, Charleston, SC, New Orleans, LA, Savannah, GA., Pensacola and Panama City, FL.

Details of WestJet’s service between Calgary and Atlanta:

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

WestJet and Delta Air Lines have signed a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture arrangement that will offer travellers an expanded network within Canada and the U.S., frequent flyer benefit reciprocity, lounge access and joint corporate discounts. The proposed joint venture agreement is subject to regulatory approvals in the United States and Canada.

Top Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-FNWD (msn 60517) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 945667.

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