City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.”
For more information on WestJet's new route, visit westjet.com/flight-schedules-new.
A complete list of available nonstop flights from Austin-Bergstrom is available online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/nonstop-flights-out-abia.
The airport of choice for Central Texas is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). New nonstop international flights include Frankfurt, Germany (FRA) on Lufthansa www.lufthansa.com; London Gatwick, United Kingdom (LGW) on Norwegian Air, www.norwegian.com/us; and Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) on AeroMexico, www.aeromexico.com. Austin also welcomes new carrier, Spirit Airlines launching Feb. 14, 2019 www.spirit.com. Find all nonstop routes with the free interactive flight guide on www.abia.org. Connect with us on Twitter, @AUStinAirport, Facebook, www.facebook.com/abia and on Instagram, @AUSairport.