WestJet launched a seasonal transatlantic service between Calgary and Reykjavik on Wednesday 15 May, marking its entry onto the Icelandic market. The 5,150-kilometre route will be maintained 4-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, departing Calgary, with the 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The carrier faces no competition on the route, which will be maintained until […]

May 21, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Porter Airlines between Otawwa and Calgary

Porter Airlines commenced a new domestic service between Ottawa and Calgary on Wednesday 14 February. The 2,885-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The carrier faces competition from WestJet, which operates 2-daily flights between the two cities. Flight PD277 departs Ottawa at 18:20 local time, touching down in Calgary at […]

February 23, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Happy birthday WestJet

WestJet celebrated its 27th birthday at the end of February having taken to the sky on 29 February 1996 (yes, a leap day!). The carrier has undertaken a huge network transformation. Most recently, it ended all long-haul routes except from Calgary, its original and biggest airport – a real retreat-to-core. Over the past few years, […]


Canadian North introduced a new domestic service on 14 February connecting Calgary and Yellowknife (IATA code YZF). The 1,260-kilometre journey is maintained daily by the carrier’s B737-300 aircraft. It competes directly against WestJet, which operates a 9-weekly service between the two cities through its regional feeder WestJet Encore and its Q400 turboprop aircraft. What they […]

February 15, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Canada JetLines

Canada Jetlines (IATA code AU) is the latest airline to launch low-cost, leisure flights in the Canadian domestic market. On Thursday 22 September the carrier launched its inaugural service between Toronto YYZ and Calgary. The 2,700-kilometre route will be flown just 2-weekly initially (Thursdays and Sundays), increasing to 3-weekly in October and November. The airline’s […]