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WestJet Links Mexico City with Calgary and Vancouver

WestJet Links Mexico City with Calgary and Vancouver

WestJet announced the launch of new service to Mexico City from both Calgary, Alberta, and Vancouver, British Columbia. The carrier will operate four flights from Calgary a week initially, while it will offer three weekly flights from Vancouver.
Flights are scheduled to depart Calgary International Airport at 11:18 a.m. and arrive at Mexico City International Airport at 4:20 p.m. Return flights will depart at 4 p.m. and arrive at 9:35 p.m.
Vancouver-Mexico …

WestJet Begins Calgary-Denver Flights

WestJet Begins Calgary-Denver Flights

WestJet announced the launch of new daily service between Calgary, Alberta and Denver, Colorado.
Flights will depart Calgary International Airport 10:10 a.m. and arrive at Denver International Airport. Flights from Denver to Calgary are scheduled to depart at 1:15 p.m. and arrive at 3:46 p.m.
The carrier will operate the service using Boeing 737-700 aircraft, equipped with 12 seats in economy plus and 118 seats in economy. Economy plus-seats are 17” wide …

Air Canada to Begin Calgary-Palm Springs, Edmonton-Las Vegas Routes

Air Canada to Begin Calgary-Palm Springs, Edmonton-Las Vegas Routes

Air Canada announced plans to launch new daily seasonal service from Calgary to Palm Springs, California as well as from Edmonton to Las Vegas.
Both flights will start on October 28 this year and operate through April 30, 2019.
The carrier will operate the Calgary-Palm Springs route using Airbus A320 aircraft, while Air Canada rouge will operate flights between Edmonton and Las Vegas using Airbus A319 aircraft.
The carrier also announced plans to …

Norwegian Air to Offer Flights Between Europe and Canada

Norwegian Air to Offer Flights Between Europe and Canada

Norwegian Air International plans to operate flights between Europe and Canada starting this summer.
The Norway-based carrier applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency for an exemption “to permit it to sell scheduled international service between member states of the European Community and Canada, in the absence of a licence.”
The airline has already applied for a Canadian aviation document from Transport Canada and plans to start up operations on July 23, 2018. …

WestJet to Increase Summer Flights, Begin Service to London, Paris

WestJet to Increase Summer Flights, Begin Service to London, Paris

WestJet announced that it plans to increase the number of flights to multiple destinations from its Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver hubs this summer. In addition, the carrier will launch new service from Halifax to both London and Paris, beginning in April.
The airline will increase the number of flights to 15 destinations from Calgary to major cities including Las Vegas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Vancouver, Edmonton, and Montreal, as well as to smaller …

Air Canada Begins Toronto-Cartagena Route, Plans New Routes to Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Lisbon, Tel Aviv for 2018

Air Canada Begins Toronto-Cartagena Route, Plans New Routes to Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Lisbon, Tel Aviv for 2018

Air Canada announced the launch of new flights to Cartagena, Colombia from Toronto on December 18.
The carrier will operate the service using Airbus A319-100 aircraft, equipped with 14 seats in business class and 106 seats in economy. Business-class seats are 21.1” wide and have a pitch of 38”-39”.
The route is one of many that are part of the airline’s global expansion this year, having already launched flights from Toronto to …

Air Canada, British Airways to Offer New Destinations from Toronto Pearson

Air Canada, British Airways to Offer New Destinations from Toronto Pearson

Several airlines including Air Canada and British Airways plan to offer new service from Toronto Pearson International Airport starting next summer.
Air Canada said that it plans to begin service from the airport to Providence, Rhode Island; Omaha, Nebraska; Nanaimo and Kamloops, British Colombia; and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The carrier will also operate new routes to Europe, including flights to Bucharest, Romania; Zagreb, Croatia; Porto, Portugal; and Shannon, Ireland.
British Airways will …