WestJet Adding Direct Flights Between Kelowna and Regina This Summer

February 13, 2023

The Regina Airport Authority is pleased to announce that WestJet is adding direct flights from Regina (YQR) to Kelowna (YLW) twice per week this coming summer. Kelowna service will run on Thursdays and Sundays starting May 21st.

“We are thrilled to once again be increasing our service offerings from Regina with the introduction of new direct flights to Kelowna this summer,” said John Weatherill, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. “We are entering into an exciting chapter of growth at the WestJet Group and we are committed to providing vital domestic route options to support travel demand across the country.”

With WestJet’s recent announcement of 5,000 more seats per month into Calgary, WestJet’s summer schedule at YQR will be offering the most flights with the most seats available since 2019. WestJet will have direct service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

“We’re looking forward to a very busy summer here at YQR with the best flight options we’ve had in many years.” said Justin Reves, Manager of Customer Experience and Marketing, “Having more flights to more destinations means more competitive pricing and better options for connecting.”

Air Canada has also recently released their YQR summer schedule which sees the return of daily flights to Montreal and increased capacity for Vancouver and Toronto, with each destination seeing up to 3 flights per day.

Between Air Canada and WestJet, YQR will be offering direct service to seven destinations this summer:

  • Calgary (WestJet)
  • Edmonton (WestJet)
  • Kelowna (WestJet)
  • Montreal (Air Canada)
  • Toronto (Air Canada and WestJet)
  • Vancouver (Air Canada and WestJet)
  • Winnipeg (WestJet)

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