WestJet to cut Terrace to Calgary route

The move comes barely a year after service began in May 2015

  • Jan. 26, 2016 6:00 a.m.

WestJet is cutting its Terrace to Calgary service.

WestJet has announced the end of its direct Terrace to Calgary service.

The service began early last May and the last flight will be March 5, one of a series of flight cuts to and from Alberta announced by the airline yesterday.

WestJet uses a Dash 8-400 for the two-hour flight under its Encore designation.

Also going is a direct Prince George to Calgary connection as are flights from Edmonton to Kamloops and Nanaimo.

Service to Abbotsford and to Penticton is being cut back as well.

The introduction of the Terrace to Calgary service was regarded as a sign of a growing northwestern B.C. market tied to energy and other large-scale industrial activity.

Analysts are saying the service reduction between Alberta and B.C. on the part of WestJet is a reflection of the low price of oil and its effect on the economy.

Air Canada also introduced a Terrace to Calgary service last spring and cancelled it late last year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Northern Health ready for COVID-19 surge

Health authority confident with inventory of ventilators

‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits

The Kelowna woman says it’s outrageous to charge for refills every 30 days

Province, feds reject Library-Art Gallery grant application

Project proponents adament the project is not dead, will seek alternative funding opportunities

Update from the medical community in Smithers, April 3rd, 2020

Local M.D.s grateful for public’s efforts during COVID-19 pandemic, urge continued vigilance

North District RCMP see massive spike in domestic calls

Connection to COVID-19 pandemic likely for reduced call volume, increased severity

‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.

Saturday’s number of new cases marks the lowest in weeks.

Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending

15 staff self-isolating waiting results, refusal to work notice sent, says correctional officer

Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE

Amazon Canada said in an email to The Canadian Press that it is working with Canada Post, Purolator

How to cope with your mental health during a global pandemic

Becca Shears, clinical counsellor in Vanderhoof speaks about ways to deal with stress and anxiety during this time.

Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve

Comprehensive coronavirus update with news from around the world.

Girl Guide cookies available at No Frills

The annual door-to-door sales campaign was cancelled due to COVID-19

Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks

Police confiscated the masks, being sold at inflated prices, and now working with Fraser Health

Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic

‘Desperation has kicked in’ for vulnerable, undocumented workers unable to access help

Most Read