WestJet launched operations between Calgary and Atlanta on 3 March, with a ribbon cutting ceremony being held at the Canadian airport to toast the route opening. Among those pictured cutting the ribbon are: Arved von zur Muehlen, CCO, WestJet (second left); Michael Hayward, VP Marketing & Guest Experience, Calgary Airport (centre right); and Harry Taylor, EVP Finance & CFO, WestJet (second right). The route will operate six times weekly.
- WestJet launched operations to Atlanta (ATL) on 3 March, with it launching a six times weekly service to the world’s busiest airport from Calgary (YYC). The airline will operate the 3,074-kilometre route using its 737-800s, with it being the only airline operating the airport pair. “This flight between Calgary and Atlanta marks another significant milestone in WestJet’s continued investment into Alberta while supporting strong business and tourism ties,” commented Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet’s CCO on the route opening. “We are thrilled to offer our guests this service, along with access to 111 unique routes between Atlanta and points across North America served by both WestJet and our codeshare partner, Delta Air Lines.”