Articles Tagged ‘WestJet Encore’

WestJet's Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links

WestJet’s Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links

WestJet offered nearly 5.2 million seats from Calgary in 2017, an increase of 2.5% when compared to the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the airline’s network developments from the Canadian airport since 2008, including its growth trends and leading domestic and international links.

Altitude East 2017 – Atlantic Canada's airports and airlines gather to discuss region's aviation challenges and opportunities

Altitude East 2017 – Atlantic Canada’s airports and airlines gather to discuss region’s aviation challenges and opportunities

Last week anna.aero was in Halifax for the Altitude East conference, the largest and most significant forum of the year for Atlantic Canada’s airport, airline and tourism professionals. Taking place between 12-14 September, and hosted by Halifax International Airport Authority, 138 delegates attended the two-day event highlighting the key issues facing Atlantic Canada airports. 

WestJet Encore embarks on Halifax from Montreal

WestJet Encore embarks on Halifax from Montreal

WestJet Encore joins Air Canada and Porter Airlines in linking the two Canadian cities.


WestJet Encore is welcomed to Sudbury

WestJet Encore is welcomed to Sudbury

WestJet Encore begins daily service between Toronto Pearson and Sudbury. 

WestJet Encore enters Halifax to Boston market

WestJet Encore enters Halifax to Boston market

WestJet Encore begins daily services between Halifax and Boston using its Q400 fleet – enters direct competition with Air Canada.

WestJet Encore welcomes two new Toronto Pearson routes

WestJet Encore welcomes two new Toronto Pearson routes

WestJet Encore begins scheduled services from Toronto Pearson to London in Ontario and Boston in the US – the carrier’s first trans-border route.


WestJet Encore links Edmonton to Nanaimo

WestJet Encore links Edmonton to Nanaimo

WestJet Encore begins a daily service between the two airports using its Q400s.

WestJet Encore establishes Halifax base

WestJet Encore establishes Halifax base

WestJet Encore begins services from Halifax to Deer Lake, Gander and Sydney – services also launched between Ottawa and Moncton.

WestJet Encore now links Toronto Pearson to Fredericton

WestJet Encore now links Toronto Pearson to Fredericton

WestJet Encore joins Air Canada in linking Toronto Pearson to Fredericton with twice-daily flights, using its Q400s.


WestJet Encore introduces second route to Kamloops

WestJet Encore introduces second route to Kamloops

WestJet Encore now flies from Edmonton to Kamloops with daily flights, using its Q400s.

WestJet Encore adds two new domestic routes from Calgary

WestJet Encore adds two new domestic routes from Calgary

WestJet Encore now connects Calgary to Penticton and Prince George with daily flights, using its Q400s. Faces competition on the sector to the “Northern Capital” of British Columbia from Central Mountain Air.

Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

The main gateway to Nova Scotia handled close to 3.6 million passengers last year, while a total of 10 carriers operate to 26 destinations in six countries within North America and Europe this October. We reveal how the airport has grown during the last 11 years and which is the dominant airline this month.