Airline offers even more options for guests via American Airlines
CALGARY, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet today launches new daily non-stop service between Calgary and Dallas, Texas. The first flight leaves Calgary International Airport at 10:25 a.m. MST.
"Today marks the launch of service to a key destination," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. "Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the fourth-largest airport in the United States, as well as a major hub for our partner, American. Combined, the two airlines offer three round-trip flights between Calgary and Dallas, and beyond that, the opportunity to connect to 16 additional cities as part of our code-sharing agreement. This additional connectivity, combined with the opportunity to earn rewards on both airlines, is an attractive offer for business travellers in particular."
The WestJet code is also available on American-operated routes connecting through Dallas-Fort Worth to Albuquerque, N.M., Austin, Texas, Nashville, Tenn., Charlotte, N.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jacksonville, Fla., Kansas City, Mo., Orlando, Fla., Miami, Fla., New Orleans, La., Oklahoma City, Okla., Raleigh-Durham, N.C., San Antonio, Texas, St. Louis, Mo., Tampa Bay, Fla., and Tulsa, Okla.
Details of WestJet's new non-stop daily service between Calgary and Dallas-Fort Worth are:
|1554||Calgary at 10:25 a.m.||Dallas-Fort Worth at 2:58 p.m.||April 29, 2013|
|1555||Dallas-Fort Worth at 3:45 p.m.||Calgary at 6:29 p.m.||April 29, 2013|
One-way fares starting from:
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*Some restrictions apply. Please see westjet.com for full details.
With airline partnerships and upcoming launch of WestJet Encore, WestJet's network from Calgary International Airport continues to grow and offer travellers more non-stop flights and greater connectivity to more cities than ever before. With the addition of 16 new cities beyond Dallas-Fort Worth, WestJet guests departing from Calgary International Airport can now fly to a total of 50 unique destinations in the United States via our code-share agreement with American.
Also as part of WestJet's agreement with American, members of WestJet Rewards can earn WestJet dollars on flights operated by American and its affiliates, American Eagle and AmericanConnection. The agreement provides WestJet Rewards members with the ability to accumulate WestJet dollars faster, especially those guests flying within American's extensive worldwide network of destinations, including North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Pacific.
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 85 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,000 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
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