WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline to base its Dreamliner aircraft out of YYC Calgary International Airport

Investment will support 650 jobs and $100 million in economic output CALGARY, CANADA, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (October 10, 2018) announced that it’s connecting Alberta to the world as it launches its first three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner international destinations from Calgary. WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline to base its Dreamliner aircraft out… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes new twice-weekly, non-stop WestJet service to Montego Bay, Jamaica starting November 3, 2018

Airline adds Calgary/Montego Bay and more flights from YYC CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet, the airline offering more flights to more destinations from Calgary than any other, will offer guests a new route to escape the cold this winter when the airline starts twice-weekly, non-stop service between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes new twice-weekly, non-stop WestJet service between Calgary and Terrace, B.C.

WestJet Encore brings more Bombardier Q400s to the Skeena Valley  CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (August 7, 2018) announced new twice-weekly, non-stop service between Calgary and Terrace, B.C., effective September 4, 2018. This new route brings the number of nonstop destinations WestJet serves from Calgary to 63, more than any other… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority expands its music program with performances from local artists

Calgary, Alberta, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority (the Authority) is excited to launch its expanded music program, welcoming guests to Calgary with musical performances from local artists throughout the airport. Working with Calgary-based music organizations, Calgary Folk Fest, Calgary International Blues Festival and the Honens International Piano Competition, YYC Calgary International… Read the full press release

WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport from Calgary International Airport

First Canadian airline operating nonstop from Calgary to Denver CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 8, 2018), with the departure of flight 1570 from Calgary International Airport (YYC), WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport (DEN) from Calgary. The new service operates daily year-round. “Denver is a… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes WestJet’s expanded service from Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today ( January 29, 2018) announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Calgary hub to key business and tourism destinations in Canada and the U.S., adding 72 more weekly flights. WestJet already offers more flights to more destinations from Calgary than any… Read the full press release

The Calgary Airport Authority celebrates first anniversary of its new International Terminal at YYC Calgary International Airport

The Calgary Airport Authority is delighted to be celebrating a year operating the new International Terminal Calgary, Alberta, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — On October 31, 2017, The Calgary Airport Authority celebrates a year since the opening of its new International Terminal at YYC Calgary International Airport. Since opening to the world, this terminal alone… Read the full press release

WestJet to build new wide-body hangar at YYC Calgary International Airport

Lands its new Wide-body Hangar in Calgary Calgary, AB, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ —  Today (September 21, 2017) WestJet announced that its new wide-body hangar will be located at YYC Calgary International Airport, which is also the home base for WestJet mainline and Encore head offices. The announcement will further solidify Calgary’s home-grown international… Read the full press release

WestJet announces its winter schedule with significant investment into YYC Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Alberta, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 24, 2017), WestJet announced its winter schedule with a significant investment into YYC Calgary International Airport. With an emphasis on building Calgary as their connecting hub, they announced several additions to frequencies on popular routes across Canada and sun destinations, along with adding a new weekly… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta   Calgary, AB, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority announced today (July 20, 2017) that it will host a unique art piece in its new International Terminal at YYC Calgary… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority hosted its first-ever citizenship ceremony at YYC Calgary International Airport

Inaugural ceremony at YYC hosted on Calgary Airport Authority’s Silver Anniversary Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2017-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On July 1, 2017, The Calgary Airport Authority partnered with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to acknowledge Canada’s 150th anniversary by hosting it’s first-ever citizenship ceremony at YYC Calgary International Airport. In parallel with Canada’s 150th birthday, The… Read the full press release

Aeromexico starts Calgary-Mexico City route with daily nonstop service

The flight was launched on June 1 and offers a daily service with the carrier’s Boeing 737-800 aircraft Calgary becomes Aeromexico’s fourth destination in Canada, along with Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver Calgary, Alberta, 2017-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, started to serve its fourth Canadian destination the Calgary-Mexico City route on June… Read the full press release

De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18, 2017

Calgary, Canada, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In a follow up to the establishment of the De Beers Canada Operational Support Centre at YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) last July, De Beers Canada and The Calgary Airport Authority are pleased to announce that De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18,… Read the full press release

YYC announces 1.3% increase in passenger number and 1.7% increase in cargo volumes in 2016 vs. previous year

Calgary, AB, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) once again set new records for both passenger traffic and cargo volumes in 2016. YYC welcomed 15.7 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 1.3 per cent, while cargo volumes grew to a record 137,255 tonnes, an increase of 1.7 per cent increase… Read the full press release