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by hollywoodcory
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 92
Views: 11874

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

YYC October stats.

Domestic 310,178 -70.4% (Year-to-date: 3,843,898 -63.83%)
Transborder 13,717 -95.3% (Year-to-date: 765,526 -74.18%)
International 8,061 -93.1% (Year-to-date: 483,932 -70.04%)
October Total: 331,956 -77.2%

2020 Year-to-date: 5,093,356 -66.54%

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2322
Views: 295074

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Just noticed PHX-YYC was upped from a CR9 to a mainline 319 in January. I'm assuming they're getting a decent amount of bookings then. Great to see. PHX-YVR was added for January 5 - February 10, originally scheduled to resume in June 2021 Also DFW - YYC upped from E75 to 319 as well in January. Gu...

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

It was an agreement with the State of Hawaii, and had nothing to do with the Canadian government. Regardless, accreditation of medical testing laboratories in Canada is a Provincial not federal matter. And each Province has its own policies (and bureaucracy for how medical tests are covered and pai...

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2322
Views: 295074

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Just noticed PHX-YYC was upped from a CR9 to a mainline 319 in January. I'm assuming they're getting a decent amount of bookings then. Great to see.

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

very good WS! Actually great news for both WS and AC. Great to see airlines forging ahead and getting it done while our Government sits idly by.. Not to take this down a political path, but whom do you think WS and AC received approval from if not the “idly by-ers”? A private company? It was an agr...

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

http://westjet.mediaroom.com/2020-11-19-WestJet-to-offer-approved-pre-flight-testing-for-Hawaii-travel WS has been approved for pre-flight testing for travel to Hawaii. very good WS! Actually great news for both WS and AC. Great to see airlines forging ahead and getting it done while our Government...

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

http://westjet.mediaroom.com/2020-11-19 ... aii-travel

WS has been approved for pre-flight testing for travel to Hawaii.
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http://westjet.mediaroom.com/2020-11-19 ... aii-travel

WS has been approved for pre-flight testing for travel to Hawaii.

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

The LHR S21 slot report is out and once again WS requested 56 weekly slots to only be denied for all of them. Hardly surprising. As for DXB, for comparison sake AC also requested 14 weekly slots and were granted all of them as well. I also see that the slots WS was given are more than two hours off...

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

The LHR S21 slot report is out and once again WS requested 56 weekly slots to only be denied for all of them. Hardly surprising. As for DXB, for comparison sake AC also requested 14 weekly slots and were granted all of them as well. I also see that the slots WS was given are more than two hours off ...

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

On another note, ACL released the initial slot coordination for S21. https://www.acl-uk.org/latest-airport-info/ LGW - WS requested a total of 70 weekly slots but was only granted 56, which is enough for 4 daily flights (which is what is currently scheduled) DUB - WS requested a total of 42 weekly ...

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

On another note, ACL released the initial slot coordination for S21. https://www.acl-uk.org/latest-airport-info/ LGW - WS requested a total of 70 weekly slots but was only granted 56, which is enough for 4 daily flights (which is what is currently scheduled) DUB - WS requested a total of 42 weekly s...

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Nov 16, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

December Domestic schedule (click on Dec 5-Jan 4 tab) https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/travel-info/domestic-schedule YEG-YHZ Resumes International Schedule: (click on Dec 5-Jan 4 tab) https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/travel-info/international-schedule There's actually 10 international destinations planned...

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by hollywoodcory
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 15460

Re: Terminals Still Closed Due To COVID?

Concourse A at YYC is still closed. All domestic flights still depart from B & C.

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by hollywoodcory
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

Based on what's live in the schedule now, the following routes are resuming in December:

YYZ-LIR
YYZ-PUJ
YYZ-MCO
YYC-MZT
YYC-HUX
YYC-LAS
YYC-MCO
YYC-HNL
YYC-OGG
YVR-CUN
YVR-SJD
YVR-PHX
YVR-LAX
YVR-HNL
YVR-OGG
YEG-CUN
YEG-PVR
YWG-CUN
YWG-PVR

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by hollywoodcory
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

Based on what was filed this weekend in the OAG, looks like WS is resuming up to 8 international destinations in December, most in the middle of the month. This includes: LIR, PUJ, MZT, HUX, MCO, LAS, HNL, and OGG. Also the 787 will fly from YYC to both OGG and HNL. Full schedule details should be a...

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by hollywoodcory
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

Not sure, I believe YYC-OGG may be the 787 but NGs hopefully out of YVR. YYC-HNL currently shows a 73H. Guess we shall see. Either way, great to see Hawaii coming back. Yeah, so do some of the YYC-OGG and YEG-HNL/OGG but the schedule has not been updated for Dec. Expect the MAX to return to those r...

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

December schedule will see additional service to sun destinations. You’ll see HUX and OGG/HNL added. Are they flying the 789 to both Hawaii destinations? (Unless HNL is being flown from YVR). They hinted at MZT/LAS & MCO through that sale they had but I'm assuming they didn't get enough booking...

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread
Replies: 942
Views: 53197

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread

AC re-added some additional Sun Destinations from YYC in December. They had previously removed all non-stop flying to Mexico for the whole winter, likely to try and take advantage of the pilot program occurring there. AC also hasn't operated a single Transborder/International flight from YYC since ...

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

December schedule will see additional service to sun destinations. You’ll see HUX and OGG/HNL added. Are they flying the 789 to both Hawaii destinations? (Unless HNL is being flown from YVR). They hinted at MZT/LAS & MCO through that sale they had but I'm assuming they didn't get enough booking...

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread
Replies: 942
Views: 53197

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread

AC re-added some additional Sun Destinations from YYC in December. They had previously removed all non-stop flying to Mexico for the whole winter, likely to try and take advantage of the pilot program occurring there. AC also hasn't operated a single Transborder/International flight from YYC since M...

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

Also looks like they've added a bunch of extra flights from YYC to Sun Destinations this month. YYC-PHX - A 2nd flight has been added on Thu/Fri/Sun/Mon between November 6-12 for up to 8x weekly service. YYC-PVR - 3rd Saturday flight added for whole month of November, now 4x weekly YYC-PSP - Extra f...

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2020

WS over the weekend removed several international destinations from the schedule in December including LTO, ZLO, ZIH, NAS, BZE, VRA, CCC, GCM, HOG, AUA, SXM, PLS, RTB, AZS, SJO, SNU, BDA, ANU, UVF, CUR, CZM, MID. I imagine the full schedule update will occur either this coming weekend or the one aft...

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 535
Views: 87143

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

As of tomorrow KLM will have restored service to all 5 of its Canadian destinations, with YEG returning via a stop in YYC. I think they will be the first foreign carrier to do so.

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Countdown on WS Instagram story suggests the lounge announcement is happening tomorrow morning.

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

WS is taking every opportunity to jump on to this pilot program. They have a seat sale from Alberta to some Sun Destinations, and it includes destinations they currently don't fly to including HNL, OGG, MCO, LAS, MCO, HUX, and MZT. All of these are for departures after December 5. https://www.westje...

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Since its being partly funded by the Alberta government, it seems fairly obvious to me why YYC is the airport that was chosen. Why should (more) Alberta tax dollars flow to YUL (or YYZ or YVR for that matter). https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-covid-19-test-border-pilot-1.5772637 Well ...

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Once again the government showing where its head lies. Instead of focusing on a real international airport - the likes of YVR/YYZ/YUL - it is going to pilot this in Cowboy land with nil international presence. Since its being partly funded by the Alberta government, it seems fairly obvious to me wh...

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

http://westjet.mediaroom.com/2020-10-22-WestJet-applauds-Alberta-based-quarantine-trial YYC Airport to become first airport in Canada to trial rapid testing on arrival for international arrivals as an alternative to the blanket 14 day quarantine. Travelers will still have to self-isolate but the tim...

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Calgary Herald is reporting the government is planning to replace the 14 day mandatory quarantine on international arrivals with a rapid test. Supposedly will be rolled out at one airport (either YYZ or YYC) before spread to rest of the country. Also mentions an announcement happening at YYC within ...

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

https://blog.westjet.com/its-about-time
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Also looks like WS will begin offering refunds for all cancelled flights beginning November 2. https://blog.westjet.com/its-about-time

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

A few days ago I saw WS CEO Ed Sims post a picture on Linkedin of the "almost" completed lounge at YYC, and that details were coming soon. Yesterday, WS issued a media advisory for next week in Calgary - http://westjet.mediaroom.com/2020-10-20-Media-Advisory-WestJet-to-make-special-announc...

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by hollywoodcory
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Edmonton-Comox 5x weekly Edmonton-Kelowna 2x daily Edmonton-Vancouver 2x daily Edmonton-Victoria 2x daily BC is the sun destination for winter 2020. Amazing that YEG-YYJ has the same frequency as YEG-YYZ If that’s the primary domestic change, looks like they cut Atlantic/YQB capacity has been plopp...

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by hollywoodcory
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

I also missed YVR-PSP too. Full details are available now. International: https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/travel-info/international-schedule Domestic: https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/travel-info/domestic-schedule International Schedule: YYZ-LGW 2x weekly YYZ-CUN 3x weekly YYZ-MBJ 2x weekly YYZ-KIN 1x we...

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by hollywoodcory
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

November schedule is now visible in the OAG, so I would assume it should be live in the booking system tonight. I see YYZ-FLL & YVR-PVR are back 1x weekly on Saturdays. Haven't found anything else yet. YYC-PHX Increases to 4x weekly (Thu / Fri / Sun / Mon) YYC-PSP Increases to 4x weekly with 2 ...

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by hollywoodcory
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

November schedule is now visible in the OAG, so I would assume it should be live in the booking system tonight. I see YYZ-FLL & YVR-PVR are back 1x weekly on Saturdays. Haven't found anything else yet. YYC-PHX Increases to 4x weekly (Thu / Fri / Sun / Mon) YYC-PSP Increases to 4x weekly with 2 f...

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by hollywoodcory
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Not sure snowbirds will have much opportunity to visit the U.S. as Trudeau yesterday made clear that Canada-US border would remain closed to non-essential travel until further notice as Covid cases remain high in the U.S. The border restrictions agreement has only applied at the land border, I beli...

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Hi everyone, I know I posted this same question last week but I’m still waiting for an update from WestJet. Any idea when the November schedule will be updated? I’m flying YYC-PVR in early November. Right now flights are only going on Saturdays. The current schedule shows flights will be daily in N...

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2141

Re: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/293818/klm-nw20-intercontinental-operations-update-as-of-17sep20/?highlight=KLM Additional KLM NW20: AMS-YYC 3x weekly A333 (Originally 789) AMS-YYC-YEG 2x weekly A333 (Originally 789) AMS-YYZ 9x weekly B77W/772/789 AMS-YUL 3x weekly A332 Will KL671...

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2141

Re: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... hlight=KLM

Additional KLM NW20:
AMS-YYC 3x weekly A333 (Originally 789)
AMS-YYC-YEG 2x weekly A333 (Originally 789)
AMS-YYZ 9x weekly B77W/772/789
AMS-YUL 3x weekly A332
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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... hlight=KLM

Additional KLM NW20:
AMS-YYC 3x weekly A333 (Originally 789)
AMS-YYC-YEG 2x weekly A333 (Originally 789)
AMS-YYZ 9x weekly B77W/772/789
AMS-YUL 3x weekly A332

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WestJet Suspending YQB, YFC, YQM, YYG & YQY and Significantly Reducing YHZ & YYT
Replies: 49
Views: 4744

Re: WestJet Suspending YQB, YFC, YQM, YYG & YQY and Significantly Reducing YHZ & YYT

Ironically YYC-YHZ is actually an increase over what they currently fly (once daily).

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Sorry if this is a repeat post. Anyone know why it is impossible to book a lie flat seat on WJ YYC/YYZ? Are the flights your looking at on a 787? They are only operating currently five times a week, going down to three in November. I just tried a dummy booking and I was able to book a business clas...

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by hollywoodcory
Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing to resume flights in November
Replies: 8
Views: 1870

Re: Sunwing to resume flights in November

Western Canada will be left with just Air Canada, WestJet and Swoop this winter. It certainly will be a long cold winter.

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by hollywoodcory
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Doesn't look like a full schedule change is being loaded tonight? I see WS1/2 were removed Nov 2/3 but otherwise November is untouched (for now).

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Once again today's outbound flight to PHX appears to completely full. LGW looks like its 45-50% full. Tomorrow WS resumes flying to PVR & SJD as well as CUN from YYC and will have a total of 5 flights overall to Mexico. All three destinations appear to have fairly solid loads. Huh? WS1402 YYCPH...

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by hollywoodcory
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Once again today's outbound flight to PHX appears to completely full. LGW looks like its 45-50% full.

Tomorrow WS resumes flying to PVR & SJD as well as CUN from YYC and will have a total of 5 flights overall to Mexico. All three destinations appear to have fairly solid loads.

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Today WS resumed flying to PHX & PSP. Outbound loads on both are fairly good, with PHX being almost completely full and PSP being about 60-65% full. Didn't really check inbound though.

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by hollywoodcory
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 460
Views: 60299

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

WestJet resumes flights to PHX in the morning from YYC. Flights were increased from the announced 2x weekly to 3x weekly. The first flight looks to be almost full too.

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

sfuk wrote:
Where are you guys seeing these schedules? I’m curious to know what’s happening with my upcoming flights.


Schedules should be live in the booking system by Sunday.

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by hollywoodcory
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 899
Views: 149966

Re: The WestJet Thread

Looks like YYC-LGW is getting cut for Nov, it should be in the next schedule update. YYZ-LGW is sticking around I take it? This would be one of the few rare times they would cut YYC in favour of YYZ. Curious if KLM's 5x weekly planned Alberta ops is hurting loads. I'm guessing more Sun flying is to...

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