West Jet announces new non-stop destination, Edmonton, and will increase non-stop flights to Calgary this summer

LONDON, ON –London International Airport is thrilled to announce West Jet’s summer schedule. They will be flying non-stop from London, YXU, to the popular Canadian cities of Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta.
The new route between London and Edmonton (YEG) will be twice weekly, on Mondays and Fridays beginning May 19th, 2023. West Jet is also increasing service between London and Calgary (YYC), twice daily with the addition of a red-eye flight, beginning June 1st, 2023.

“WestJet continues to invest in our market and is adding additional service non-stop from London to Edmonton, along with increasing their frequency to Calgary this summer season.” Said Scott McFadzean, President and CEO of the London International Airport. “This is great news for London and the surrounding area, as we continue to give our passengers more options for exciting destinations across the country.”

“We are thrilled to be introducing new direct service between London and Edmonton and providing the city with an additional non-stop option to connect to Calgary this summer,” said John Weatherill, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. “We are entering into an exciting chapter of growth at the WestJet Group and we are committed to providing vital domestic route options between Eastern and Western Canada to support travel demand across the country.”

Edmonton, Alberta offers plenty to explore year-round with many incredible festivals and the West Edmonton Mall, North America’s Largest mall and indoor amusement park. In the winter, the beloved ski spot Marmot Bason and Jasper National Park are a road trip away. You may even catch views of the Northern Lights while in the Rockies! exploreedmonton.com

Calgary, Alberta has a cosmopolitan, welcoming vibe, high-quality shopping, great food, and plenty of family attractions. Every July, it’s home to the thrilling Calgary Stampede and the magnificent, scenic Rocky Mountains are only an hour’s drive. visitcalgary.com

London International Airport is Southwestern Ontario’s easy and comfortable airport. Convenient flights and affordable parking provide an enjoyable, stress-free passenger experience. Travel is easy when you fly YXU flyyxu.ca

West Jet is the second-largest Canadian airline. They operate 5 different aircraft types and fly to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, The Caribbean and Europe. Our 14,000 WestJetters are dedicated to flying more than 22 million guests a year, on over 700 flights per day, with a fleet of over 150 aircraft. For more information and bookings, please visit westjet.com