WestJet Airlines has announced new seasonal nonstop service from Austin to YYC Calgary International Airport, beginning May 2, 2019.
AUSTIN, Texas – WestJet Airlines has announced new seasonal nonstop service from Austin to YYC Calgary International Airport, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, beginning on May 2, 2019. This adds a new international destination for Central Texas travelers and will add to the total number of carriers serving Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
“A love of the great outdoors is shared by Calgary and Central Texans. We look forward to those in Calgary enjoying Austin style fun, and we thank WestJet for connecting us to fun in a cooler climate,” said Jim Smith, Executive Director, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
The seasonal route to Calgary, part of WestJet’s summer schedule, will offer twice-weekly flights, Thursdays and Sundays aboard a Boeing 737. Flights will depart Austin at 3:35 p.m. and arrive in Calgary at 6:31 p.m. Flights from Calgary will depart at 10 a.m. and arrive in Austin at 2:43 p.m.
“WestJet welcomes the wonderful city of Austin to our network and looks forward to connecting friends, family and economies of these two dynamic cities,” said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. “Travelers will love the non-stop access to Calgary where opportunities abound for thrilling outdoor activities and long summer nights along the Bow and Elbow Rivers. We are certain this new flight will allow for fantastic travel between Calgary and Austin whether for business or pleasure.”