Airline brings Cowtown to Mouse town on inaugural flight today
CALGARY, June 13, 2011 /CNW/ - WestJet today launches new, non-stop
service between Calgary and Orange County-Anaheim, California. The inaugural flight departed Calgary International
Airport at 9:30 a.m. MT today.
"We're so excited to introduce our guests to Orange County," said Hugh
Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning.
"From the magnificent beaches to the great shopping attractions, this
destination really does offer something for everyone. As Canada's only
airline providing non-stop service to Orange County, we're able to
offer WestJet guests quick access to Disneyland and we're thrilled to
bring guests closer to the magic of Disney."
WestJet will offer daily service between Calgary and Orange County. The
full schedule details of WestJet's new service effective June 13, 2011,
are as follows.
Calgary - Orange County (daily service)
From Calgary (WS 1542)
From Orange County (WS1543)
"Canadian families are making lifelong memories at Disneyland," said
Marlie Morrison, Managing Director of Sales and Marketing, Disney Parks
& Resorts Canada. "WestJet's new non-stop service from Calgary to Orange County makes it easier and more convenient than ever before."
"We are thrilled to welcome WestJet's non-stop service to Orange County
to the list of many non-stop destinations that YYC serves," said
Stephan Poirier, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of The
Calgary Airport Authority. "The direct link will serve as a popular
destination for people of all ages looking for a quick and easy way to
get to the happiest place on earth."
One-way fares, available in both directions on non-stop flights only,
are available from $129 plus applicable taxes, fees and surcharges.
Fares are available by calling WestJet's Sales Super Centre at
1-888-WESTJET (937-8538), contacting your preferred travel agent or by
WestJet Vacations offers customized vacation packages for most of
WestJet's scheduled destinations, including packages to Orange County
starting at $489, plus applicable taxes, fees and surcharges, for air
and four nights accommodation. For more information, call one of our
WestJet Vacations experience specialists at 1-877-737-7001, contact
your preferred travel agent or visit westjetvacations.com.
WestJet is Canada's favourite airline, offering scheduled service
throughout its 70-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted
into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named
one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in
Canada. Named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, WestJet
offers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television
provided by Bell TV on its modern fleet of 96 Boeing Next-Generation
737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 39
aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most
successful international airlines in the world.
About WestJet Vacations
Launched in 2006, WestJet Vacations provides guests with a wide
selection of vacation packages to popular vacation destinations in
North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's friendly
employees, extensive network and solid value proposition, WestJet
Vacations offers guests a fun, friendly and caring vacation experience.
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