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WestJet to Increase Service From Calgary to Ottawa and Los Angeles for Winter 2023/24

Starting October 30, 2023, WestJet will double service between Ottawa and Calgary to 14 flights weekly during peak travel periods. On the same day, the carrier will add five weekly flights between Calgary and Los Angeles for a total of 21 weekly flights.

WestJet Boeing 737-10 MAX - Courtesy WestJet

On Friday (September 1, 2023), WestJet announced that they will increase service from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to both Ottawa and Los Angeles for the winter 2023/24 season. From October 30th, the carrier will double frequencies between Calgary and Ottawa to 14 weekly flights during peak travel periods, and will also add five weekly flights from Calgary to Ottawa, for a total of 21 weekly flights. In total, WestJet will operate nearly 900 weekly flights from Calgary during peak travel periods this winter.

In Friday’s announcement, WestJet’s Director – Network Planning and Alliances, Jane McCurdy, said,

“WestJet is unwavering in our commitment to ensure Calgary remains the most connected city in North America with under two million residents, as we continue to provide guests with even more affordable and accessible air travel across our network this winter. With increased demand for these two popular routes from Calgary, we are able to provide enhanced capacity and more seats for our valued guests this winter.”

WestJet's Added Frequencies From Calgary to Ottawa and Los Angeles for Winter 2023/24 - Courtesy WestJet

In 27 years of service, WestJet has cut airfares for Canadians in half and increased the flying population around Canada by over 50 percent. The airline launched in 1996 with three aircraft, 250 employees and five destinations, and has now grown to more than 180 aircraft and 14,000 employees, offering service to over 110 destinations in 24 countries.

Source: WestJet/CNW


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