January 30, 2017
(Calgary, AB) – YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) is excited to welcome today’s announcement by WestJet of new twice-weekly non-stop service to Nashville, Tennessee.
The announcement marks the latest addition to the more than 80 non-stop air travel destinations available connecting YYC directly to the cities that business and leisure travellers in Alberta are looking for.
The Calgary-Nashville service will begin May 4, 2017, departing from Calgary at 10 a.m. with arrivals from Music City at 6:50 p.m.
YYC is a key hub for WestJet and has been its home base since the airline’s beginnings in 1996. In 2012, WestJet selected YYC as the headquarters for its regional airline, WestJet Encore.
View WestJet's news release.
ABOUT THE CALGARY AIRPORT AUTHORITY
The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit, non-share capital organization, incorporated under the Alberta Regional Airports Authorities Act, and is responsible for the safe, secure and efficient management of the YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Springbank Airport (YBW) under long-term lease from the Government of Canada. YYC's mandate is to advance economic and community development by providing improved airline and transportation services for the benefit of the public. The Authority has invested over $4 billion into the continued development of YYC, opening Canada's longest runway in 2014 and a new International Terminal in 2016. YYC is a key economic driver for Calgary and Alberta, generating more than $8 billion in economic activity annually and creating 48,000 jobs.
For more information contact:
The Calgary Airport Authority