WestJet today announced that it is expanding its international network to include one of the world’s most connected cities, Amsterdam, Netherlands. As the airline with the most flights from Calgary, the new service from WestJet’s hub will operate on the 787 Dreamliner, starting August 5, 2021.
WestJet’s service between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and Calgary International Airport (YYC) will operate two-times weekly beginning August 5, 2021 and will increase to three-times weekly as of September 9.
The route will be operated on WestJet’s 787 Dreamliner, featuring the airline’s lie-flat seats available in the business cabin along with on-demand dining and entertainment. The new service is timed to ensure that transatlantic flights departing from Calgary to Amsterdam are scheduled to support late-day departures and daytime arrivals. Convenient connections are available via Amsterdam to dozens of world-class destinations, including Athens, Berlin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Vienna, Venice and more.
787 service to London, Gatwick returns in July
As of July, WestJet will be operating to London, Gatwick (LGW) from Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ). Service from Calgary will operate two-times weekly, while flights from Toronto will depart three-times weekly.
Details of WestJet’s service between Calgary and Amsterdam:
|Calgary – Amsterdam||2x weekly||Aug. 5 – Sept. 5, 2021|
|3x weekly||Sept. 9 – October 31, 2021|
|Amsterdam – Calgary||2x weekly||Aug. 6 – Sept. 6, 2021|
|3x weekly||Sept. 10 – November 1, 2021|
Details of WestJet’s service to London, Gatwick:
|Calgary – London, Gatwick||2x weekly|
|Toronto – London, Gatwick||3x weekly|