Westjet returns Kitchener to Calgary flight to afternoon departure

The flight time for the daily Westjet flight from Kitchener to Calgary has returned to mid-afternoon.

A spokesperson for the company told Global News that passengers had informed Westjet that they preferred the new flight time.

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“We heard from our guests that a daytime flight was most convenient and we are glad to be able to provide this to the community,” Westjet’s Lauren Stewart said via email.

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She said the change was also designed to allow commuters better access to connecting flights in Calgary.

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“WestJet adjusted the Waterloo/Calgary flight back to daytime to optimize connectivity from our Calgary hub where we currently offer 63 destinations,” she explained.

The daily flight will now leave Waterloo airport at 3:30 p.m rather than 6 a.m.

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This is the third time since November 2017 that the airline changed the flight time.

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Westjet is the only major airline which currently operates out of Waterloo Airport.

FlyGTA also offers daily service from Waterloo to Toronto.

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