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

WestJet celebrates the 100th anniversary of Western Canada’s inaugural air mail flight

Airline celebrates 100th anniversary of Katherine Stinson’s flight from Calgary to Edmonton  CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 9, 2018), WestJet in collaboration with the Canadian Aerophilatelic Society and The Calgary Airport Authority celebrated the 100th anniversary of Western Canada’s inaugural air mail flight. The flight was made by aviatriceKatherine Stinson on July 9, 1918, from… 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

WestJet adds 60 flights from YVR

Richmond, B.C., 2018-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (January 29, 2018) announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Vancouver hub to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and Mexico, adding 60 more flights weekly. “WestJet is again providing additional service to benefit both the business traveller… 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

YYC Calgary International Airport welcomes WestJet’s new regional air service WestJet Link

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today introduced WestJet Link, a new regional air service operating under a capacity purchase agreement (CPA) with Pacific Coastal Airlines. Using Pacific Coastal Airlines’ aircraft painted in WestJet colours, WestJet Link will connect the communities of Lethbridge, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat, Cranbrook and Prince George to WestJet’s… 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

WestJet to operate direct flights from Calgary and Edmonton to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in January 2017

MESA, Ariz., 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and WestJet Airlines have announced direct service between Phoenix’s East Valley and Canada.  This is the second Canadian service announcement in as many weeks for Gateway Airport.  WestJet will operate three nonstop flights each week from Calgary starting on Jan. 19, and one weekly… Read the full press release

Canada’s low-fare WestJet will launch new non-stop service between Winnipeg and London

Canada’s low-fare leader offers non-stop service from Winnipeg along with fares on connecting flights from select cities for only $20 more Winnipeg, Canada, 2015-9-16 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today announced it will launch new non-stop service between Winnipeg and London (Gatwick) beginning May 7, 2016. “Canadians have been paying far too much to fly… Read the full press release

WestJet to provide nonstop service from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to IAH beginning Sept. 8, 2015

HOUSTON, 2015-1-21 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet will connect Western Canada with Houston in September when it begins nonstop flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Part of an ambitious expansion announced Monday by the Calgary, Alberta-based airline, WestJet will provide nonstop service from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to IAH beginning Sept. 8, 2015…. Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission looks at some of the best social media travel campaigns across the country

Parks Canada teams up with Google to give visitors a new look, while WestJet has a blockbuster seasonal video hit. Canada, 2014-1-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — New technology sheds fresh light on marketing initiatives and no-one carries a bigger social-media torch in Canada than the travel industry. We at the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) are delighted to pull together another… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission roadshows provide training and networking opportunities for Brit travel agents

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hit the road, Jack: The UK office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has been out and about in English cities, bringing Canada into the offices of travel agents and tour operators. Working alongside Canadian destination partners and suppliers, the roadshows trained, educated and entertained 115 UK agents in Bournemouth and Bristol. The events also acted… Read the full press release

WestJet launched Canada’s newest regional airline WestJet Encore

Inaugural WestJet Encore flights set for Nanaimo, Fort St. John, Vancouver, Victoria, Saskatoon 2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — WestJet today launches WestJet Encore, Canada’s newest regional airline, with service to Fort St. John, Nanaimo, Vancouver, and Victoria, British Columbia and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. WestJet Encore features a new fleet of Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. “Our inaugural flights across western Canada today represent… Read the full press release