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Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin

Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin

Canada’s leading airports reported traffic growth of under 3% in 2013, but 2014 has started better with passenger numbers up over 4% in Q1. We have the latest traffic data (by market segment) from the country’s busiest airports and look at some of the more interesting new routes that have launched in 2014.

WestJet’s traffic grows by 6.3% in 2013; Calgary is #1 base by flights this summer

WestJet’s traffic grows by 6.3% in 2013; Calgary is #1 base by flights this summer

Canada’s second largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, WestJet has grown remarkably in recent years, serving over 300 non-stop routes in July 2014. As passenger numbers reached a new record high last year, anna.aero investigates the LCC’s network and busiest airports for this summer.

WestJet expands its Calgary seasonal offering

WestJet expands its Calgary seasonal offering

WestJet launches daily New York JFK and Prince George seasonal flights from Calgary, utilising 737-600s.


WestJet Encore starts Calgary-Kamloops service

WestJet Encore starts Calgary-Kamloops service

WestJet Encore replaces WestJet on 450-kilometre domestic route from Calgary.

WestJet makes Miami 13th US route from Calgary

WestJet makes Miami 13th US route from Calgary

WestJet launches second route to Florida from Calgary, complementing Orlando service.

WestJet Encore adds Brandon to Calgary network

WestJet Encore adds Brandon to Calgary network

WestJet Encore links Calgary Airport in Alberta with Brandon Airport in Manitoba with daily Q400 services.


Air Canada Express adds Red Deer to Calgary network

Air Canada Express adds Red Deer to Calgary network

Air Canada Express launches flights from Calgary Airport to Red Deer Airport just 120 kilometres away.

WestJet Encore launches with two Q400s, and Nanaimo and Fort St. John in British Columbia as new destinations

WestJet Encore launches with two Q400s, and Nanaimo and Fort St. John in British Columbia as new destinations

Canada’s WestJet has launched its regional, Q400-operating subsidiary, WestJet Encore. We reveal the rotation plans for the first two aircraft for their first few weeks of service and how the airline has created some operational flexibility.

WestJet Encore launches from Calgary with two Q400s

WestJet Encore launches from Calgary with two Q400s

WestJet Encore launches from Calgary Airport with two Q400s and routes to Vancouver Airport, Nanaimo Airport, Fort St. John Airport and Victoria Airport.


Canada's airports awaiting impact of WestJet Encore and Air Canada Rouge; Q1 traffic at busiest airports up less than 1%

Canada’s airports awaiting impact of WestJet Encore and Air Canada Rouge; Q1 traffic at busiest airports up less than 1%

Canada’s airports saw traffic growth of around 4% in 2012, but 2013 is not looking as positive so far. We have the latest traffic data (by market segment) from the country’s busiest airports and reveal which market segment is growing fastest.

WestJet launches flights from Calgary to Dallas/Fort Worth

WestJet launches flights from Calgary to Dallas/Fort Worth

WestJet inaugurates services from Calgary to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX.

Calgary Airport poised to become Canada’s #3 airport

Calgary Airport poised to become Canada’s #3 airport

Gunning for Montreal: Currently sat just 150,000 annual passengers behind Montréal’s Pierre-Elliot Trudeau Airport, and growing faster, Calgary Airport has the chance of stampeding past its Quebec cousin by the end of 2013. In doing so, it will sit only behind Vancouver and Toronto at Canada’s top table of airports.