NASHVILLE ─ Nashville International Airport (BNA) today announced WestJet will begin twice weekly nonstop service to Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Tickets are on sale now, and service begins May 4, 2017.
"Today's announcement marks BNA's first nonstop flight to Calgary and our second nonstop Canadian destination," said Rob Wigington, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. "WestJet started BNA–Toronto service less than a year ago, and we're excited they've decided to bring even more international service to Nashville."
The twice weekly schedule is as follows (all times local):
|Start Date||City Pair||Departs||Arrives||Frequency|
|May 4||Calgary - Nashville ||10 a.m. ||2:45 p.m. ||Thursday and Sunday|
|May 4||Nashville - Calgary||3:40 p.m. ||6:50 p.m. ||Thursday and Sunday|
Calgary is the largest city in the western Canadian province of Alberta, and the fifth largest city in Canada. It is home to the world-famous Calgary Stampede, a celebration of Canada's own Wild West and cattle ranching industry. Calgary is also the entrance to the Canadian Rockies, including well-known tourist destinations Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.
BNA is currently served by 12 airlines and offers 440 daily flights. Nashville International Airport provides nonstop air service to more than 50 destinations.
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