WestJet Launches New Route Between Dublin And Calgary

By Dave Simpson
WestJet Launches New Route Between Dublin And Calgary

Canadian airline WestJet has officially launched a new three times weekly route between Dublin Airport and Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

Flights depart Dublin on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays at 13.45 and arrive in Calgary at 15.05, with return flights departing Calgary on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays at 20.45 and arriving in Dublin at 11.38 the following day.

The new route, which utilises a Boeing Dreamliner aircraft, also offers onward connections to 24 destinations, including Vancouver and Las Vegas.


In a statement on Dublin Airport's website, the airport's managing director Vincent Harrison said, "We have forged a strong bond and friendship with WestJet, and we are delighted to welcome its new direct service between Calgary and Dublin Airport.

"Dublin Airport is now connected to six Canadian cities, which means that this year is set to be our busiest year ever for travel between Dublin and Canada. I have no doubt this new service will be popular in both directions for business and leisure passengers. We wish WestJet every success with its new route and we will continue to work closely with them to promote the new service."


"Easy Access" To "Cultural, Economic And Social Ties"

Meanwhile, WestJet’s chief commercial officer, Arved von zur Muehlen, commented, "With the launch of our third transatlantic Dreamliner flight, WestJet adds to our exceptional growth into and out of Calgary, where we remain the airline with the most destinations and departures. With more than 4.5 million Canadians claiming Irish heritage, we are pleased to be providing our guests with easy access to all the cultural, economic and social ties between western Canada and Ireland."

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