QUÉBEC, April 10, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - WestJet Airlines has confirmed that it will be offering a new direct route between Québec City Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB) and Calgary International Airport (YYC) from June 29 to October 26, 2018.
WestJet will fly direct four times a week to Calgary International Airport (YYC) from June 29 to September 8, and three flights a week thereafter until October 26, 2018.
"We are elated that WestJet has decided to offer passengers from Québec City a new direct route to Calgary thereby adding a connection to the Canadian and American west", said Gaëtan Gagné, President and CEO of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. "This decision aligns perfectly with our development strategy to improve accessibility to Québec City, increase the region's connections to the rest of the world, and support its economic growth, visibility and prestige", he concluded.
This new service opens up 18 new WestJet destinations via Calgary International Airport including Saskatoon, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Vancouver, Kelowna, Victoria, Comox, Nanaimo, and WestJet's new WestJet Link service to Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Cranbrook.
About Québec City Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB)
YQB is managed by Aéroport de Québec Inc., the private corporation responsible since November 1, 2000, for the management, operation, maintenance and development of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). Around a dozen carriers use YQB to offer connections to North America, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe, and daily flights to the main hubs in eastern North America.
SOURCE Aéroport de Québec
For further information: Mathieu Claise, Director of Communications and Public Relations, Aéroport de Québec inc., Tel.: 418 640-2700, ext. 2625