CALGARY — WestJet has launched service from Calgary and Edmonton to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, it was announced Jan. 19.
“The Phoenix-Mesa market is very robust and WestJet continues to add new service to meet demand. These new non-stop flights connect Albertans to a highly desirable leisure market and offer convenience to those looking to fly directly into Mesa. We are proud to have Mesa as our 28th U.S. destination,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet vice-president, network planning.
Service between Calgary and Phoenix-Mesa will operate three times weekly and Edmonton and Phoenix-Mesa will operate once weekly through April 29.
This winter, the airline offers 60 weekly flights to Arizona. including a recently added second flight on Tuesdays from Edmonton to Phoenix. Edmonton now offers a total of 12 weekly flights to Arizona, while Calgary offers a total of 22.
Flights will be operated on WestJet’s Boeing 737 aircraft featuring the enhanced Plus product and WestJet Connect, WestJet’s inflight entertainment system accessed directly through smartphones, tablets or computers.
Three times weekly, flights will depart Calgary at 10:35am and arrive at Phoenix-Mesa at 1:33pm, and then depart Mesa at 2:20pm, arriving in Calgary at 5:24pm.
Once weekly, flights will leave Edmonton at 8am and arrive at Phoenix-Mesa at 11:11am, and then depart Phoenix-Mesa at 12:15pm, arriving at Edmonton at 3:35pm.