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WestJet Now Connects Calgary to Atlanta

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  • WestJet Now Offers Non-stop Calgary to Atlanta Flights

  • WestJet and Delta Air Lines have signed a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture arrangement that will offer travellers an expanded network within Canada and the U.S., frequent flyer benefit reciprocity, lounge access and joint corporate discounts.

Airline launches inaugural flight between its Calgary hub and Atlanta

WestJet today became the only airline connecting Calgarians non-stop to Atlanta, Ga., when its inaugural flight between CalgaryInternational Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) departed at 9:55 a.m. local time.

Atlanta is the 65th destination WestJet serves nonstop from Calgary.  WestJet already serves more destinations with more nonstop flights from Calgary than any other airline.

WestJet, via its codeshare partner Delta, offers access to an extensive list of U.S. destinations including the southeastern United States and Gulf Coast and cities such as Memphis, Tenn.Charleston, S.C.New Orleans, La.Savannah, Ga.Pensacola and Panama City, Fla. All are available for booking on westjet.com.

“We are thrilled to offer our guests this service, along with access to 111 unique routes between <span class="xn-location">Atlanta</span> and points across <span class="xn-location">North America</span> served by both WestJet and our codeshare partner, Delta”

Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet's Chief Commercial Officer.

Details of WestJet’s service between Calgary and Atlanta:

Route

Frequency

Departing

Arriving

Effective

Calgary –  Atlanta

Six times weekly*

9:55 a.m

4:08 p.m

March 3, 2019

Atlanta – Calgary

Six times weekly*

5:00 p.m

7:39 p.m

March 3, 2019

*Daily starting April 7, 2019

WestJet and Delta Air Lines have signed a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture arrangement that will offer travellers an expanded network within Canada and the U.S., frequent flyer benefit reciprocity, lounge access and joint corporate discounts. The proposed joint venture agreement is subject to regulatory approvals in the United States and Canada.  Today’s launch of nonstop service between Calgary and Atlanta reflects the strong partnership between the two airlines.

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