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August 22, 2018 | Air Service, YEG News Releases

Airline keeps nonstop Edmonton/Las Vegas flights

CALGARY, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that it will maintain non-stop service between Edmonton and Las Vegas with four weekly flights starting October 11, 2018. Flights will operate Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

"We heard directly from many guests that being able to fly non-stop from Edmonton to Las Vegas on WestJet was a priority," said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President Network Planning and Alliances. "We have made this a reality so our guests can continue to book WestJet, WestJet Vacation packages as well as earn and use WestJet Rewards dollars, the WestJet RBC MasterCard and its associated companion vouchers for their vacations from Edmonton to this top tourist destination."

"We applaud WestJet for being so responsive to the priorities of travellers in the Edmonton Metro Region," said Myron Keehn, Vice President of Commercial and Air Service Development for Edmonton International Airport (EIA). "The WestJet Group of Companies is offering our travellers the flights and the service they want."

Route Fréquence Departing Arriving Effective
Edmonton – Las Vegas Four weekly 8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. October 11, 2018*
Las Vegas – Edmonton Four weekly 11:20 a.m. 3:20 p.m. October 11, 2018*
*January 6, 2019 through March 31, 2019, the Sunday flights will operate a 6:15 p.m. departure from Edmonton and an 8:16 p.m. Las Vegas arrival and a 12 p.m. Las Vegas departure and a 4:09 p.m. Edmonton arrival.

The WestJet Group of Companies has the most international flights to Las Vegas, where both WestJet and Swoop will fly a combined 71 weekly flights from Edmonton, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Hamilton and Torontothis winter.

WestJet flies to 27 destinations from Edmonton – the most of any airline, with 56 average daily flights, linking the city with global markets such as London, England and Cancun, Mexico.