Today, WestJet announced that it is expanding its international network to include one of the world’s most connected cities: Amsterdam. As the airline with the most flights from Calgary, the new service from WestJet’s hub will operate on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner starting August 5th, 2021.
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Initially, WestJet’s service between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and Calgary International Airport (YYC) will operate two-times weekly and will increase to three-times weekly as of September 9. The route will be operated on WestJet’s 787 Dreamliner, featuring the airline’s lie-flat seats available in the business cabin along with on-demand dining and entertainment.
The new service is timed to ensure that transatlantic flights departing from Calgary to Amsterdam are scheduled to support late-day departures and daytime arrivals. Convenient connections are available via Amsterdam to dozens of world-class destinations, including Athens, Berlin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Vienna, Venice and more.