CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - WestJet invite media to attend a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of construction of the airline's new hangar at the YYC Calgary International Airport. The hangar, once complete, will occupy 125,000 square feet, accommodate its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and stand eight stories tall.
Date: September 21, 2017 Time: 10:30 a.m. sharp Location: 22 Aerial Place NE, Calgary Parking and reception: Please park at visitor parking and check in at the WestJet reception and ask for Lauren Stewart Interview and photo opportunities with: Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO Bob Sartor, Calgary Airport Authority President and CEO Blaine Zandbelt, Cana Vice-President of Operations Russ Wlad, Stantec Executive Vice-President, Canada
WestJet this week (around Tuesday 09OCT18) filed planned Boeing 787-9 international service, scheduled to enter long-haul routes from late-April 2019. The configuration of the 787-9 is J16W28Y260, based on seat map graphics in the GDS. The arrival of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner also sees the airline launching new nonstop European flights from Calgary.
Reservation for these Boeing 787-9 service will be available as early as Wednesday local time in Calgary.