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    Calgary Airport Aims To Be Envision Certified

      The Calgary Airport Authority (the Authority) will begin construction of the West Runway Rehabilitation project this spring. With sustainability as a priority, the project will make Calgary (YYC) the first airport in Canada to be certified under the Envision framework. Envision is a rating system was developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure for assessing the sustainability of civil infrastructure projects based on a system of credits, like the LEED framework for buildings. PCL Construction has been selected as the…

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  • Westjet Adds Routes to Japan, Europe

      WestJet announced new 2023 summer routes from YYC Calgary International Airport to Tokyo, Japan, as its first destination in Asia with new service to Narita International Airport. The airline is also creating greater two-way tourism opportunities and increasing connectivity between Western Canada and Europe with new service between Calgary and Barcelona, Spain and Edinburgh, Scotland along with increased frequencies on existing European routes. WestJet is preparing for broader expansion within Canada and North America over the coming months. Positioned…

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  • Air Canada launches pop-up YYCaesar bar in Calgary

    Press Release Air Canada announced its YYCaesar Bar will pop-up in Calgary during Stampede week, offering Calgarians and visitors alike the opportunity to sample several varieties of Canada’s national cocktail, take-off on an Air Canada flight through a virtual reality experience, and help support the important work of the Calgary Firefighters Charitable Foundation. People will also have the chance to win two tickets daily to any Air Canada destination. YYCaesar Bar by Air Canada pops up from Saturday, July 6…

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  • WestJet launches inaugural flights to Mexico City from Calgary and Vancouver

    WestJet’s inaugural flight, WS2200 from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to Mexico City International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez, MEX) departed on the morning of March 14, marking the airline’s newest flight to Mexico. Flights between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Mexico City start March 15, solidifying WestJet’s position as the Canadian airline with the most flights to Mexico. “WestJet is proud to be at the forefront of expanding on vital trade and tourism linkages between Mexico and Canada,” said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. “Non-stop, year-round flights from Calgary and Vancouver to Mexico Cityconnect the country to one of…

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  • WestJet launches inaugural flight between Calgary and Denver

    First Canadian airline operating nonstop from Calgary to Denver With the March 8 departure of flight 1570 from Calgary International Airport (YYC), WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport (DEN) from Calgary. The new service operates daily year-round. “Denver is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts or those looking for the combination of cowboy heritage and cosmopolitan chic,” said Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO. “We are proud to offer our guests this exciting destination with mass appeal. These added flights further demonstrate WestJet continues…

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