WestJet Encore Begins Daily Flights from Brandon

WestJet Encore
WestJet Encore (WESTJET.com)

The day jet-setting Brandonites have been waiting for is here.

The first WestJet Encore flight will depart the Wheat City today at 1:20 p.m. to head west to Calgary.

The airline announced in May it would begin operating the daily flights as part of its expanded fleet to service smaller markets with its new 78-seat Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircrafts.

Return flights will arrive in Brandon daily at 12:50 p.m., departing from Calgary at 9:50 a.m. MT.

More than 10,000 signatures were collected as part of a petition and campaign to attract the Calgary-based airline to Westman.


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