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WestJet announces new flights between Calgary and Fredericton

WestJet announced new flights to Calgary from the Fredericton International Airport (YFC) today. These seasonal non-stop flights will begin June 20, 2024 operating twice-weekly until October 28, 2024. The news was warmly received by a crowd of business leaders, government, and airport workers who gathered at YFC for this special announcement.

This new flight offers a non-stop connection between New Brunswick’s Capital Region and Calgary, as well as offering New Brunswick travellers the ability to connect from YFC to WestJet’s network via Calgary. WestJet have been operating since 1996 and fly throughout Canada, to the United States and to select international destinations.

“With the launch of our new route between Calgary and Fredericton, we are not only bringing critical air access to New Brunswick but strengthening business and leisure ties in both regions, while better connecting Atlantic Canada to our global Hub in Calgary,” said Andrew Gibbons, WestJet Vice-President of External Affairs. “Today’s announcement proudly reaffirms WestJet’s commitment to expanding air connectivity between Atlantic and Western Canada.”

Johanne Gallant, CEO and President speaks at YFC's announcement.

“Demand for travel is stronger than ever,” says Johanne Gallant, President and CEO of the Fredericton International Airport Authority. “YFC is thrilled to continue growing service with WestJet’s new non-stop flight to Calgary this summer.”

“The opportunity to further develop our Western Canadian tourism markets is an important step for us,” said David Seabrook, Director of Tourism for the Fredericton Capital Region. “We are thrilled to have WestJet serving us again. It’s got tremendous tourism potential and it’s great for our community where many people have friends and relatives they want to visit in Western Canda this summer.”

Book your flight today on WestJet’s website.

Flight Schedule

  • Seasonal flight, June 20, 2024, to October 28, 2024
  • Frequency twice weekly (Tuesday and Thursday)
Airport Arrival Departure
YYC (Calgary) 09:15
YFC (Fredericton) 17:00 17:50
YYC 20:05


With a strong record of growth and a new terminal building, the Fredericton International Airport (YFC) is a comfortable and modern gateway for all of New Brunswick and the home airport for Fredericton’s Capital Region. YFC offers four airlines serving nine destinations, including three of Canada’s largest hubs, connecting New Brunswick to the world. Community is the heart of YFC, and the airport is proud to be home to over 20 companies employing more than 300 New Brunswickers.