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WestJet launches new service from Abbotsford to Las Vegas today

CALGARY, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet launches twice-weekly service from Abbotsford to Las Vegas today, marking the 12th Canadian city with non-stop WestJet service to The Entertainment Capital of the World.

"With more than 80 weekly flights from a dozen Canadian cities, WestJet and WestJet Vacations are big players in Las Vegas," said John Weatherill, WestJet Director, Network and Schedule Planning. "In fact, we fly nearly one-third of all international guests into McCarran International Airport  ̶  more than one million in 2014  ̶  and we're delighted to welcome guests from Abbotsford to the party."

Route Day of week Departs Arrives Effective
Abbotsford -
Las Vegas
Thursday, Sunday 11:54 a.m. 2:25 p.m. Oct. 29, 2015
Las Vegas -
Thursday, Sunday 3:55 p.m. 6:47 p.m. Oct. 29, 2015

Serving Abbotsford since 1997, during the winter WestJet operates a total of approximately 60 non-stop flights per week to Calgary, Edmonton, Puerto Vallarta and now, Las Vegas.

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