WestJet officially announced a major U.S. expansion today that sees new service to Detroit, Minneapolis, Washington D.C. & more. On top of the new U.S. routes we see new domestic routes being added as well plus the return of some routes that were discontinued during the pandemic.
The New U.S. Routes:
- Calgary – Detroit 5x weekly
- Calgary – Washington Dulles 3x weekly
- Edmonton – Minneapolis/St. Paul 3x to 5x weekly
- Edmonton – Seattle 3x to 5x weekly
- Saskatoon – Minneapolis/St. Paul 3 weekly
- Vancouver – Atlanta 4x weekly
- Vancouver – Nashville 2x weekly
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The New Canadian Routes
- Calgary – Moncton 3x weekly
- Calgary – Thunder Bay 3x weekly
- Edmonton – Charlottetown 1x weekly
- Edmonton – London ON 2x weekly
- Edmonton – Moncton 2x weekly
Routes like Calgary to Austin and Chicago, Edmonton to Montreal and Winnipeg to Kelowna are all returning for the upcoming summer season as well.
Wrapping it up
You’ll notice many of the U.S. routes are to Delta Airlines hubs which is further solidifying the partnership between the two airlines and ongoing connectivity via the airline’s respective hubs. It also continues to show WestJet’s strategy shift which sees them focusing on Western Canada.
Click here to see a great summary of the all new and returning flights on Aeroroutes
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