WestJet plans Phoenix Mesa launch in Jan 2017

WestJet on Sunday night (20NOV16) opened reservation for planned service to Phoenix Mesa, days after its low-cost rival Newleaf announced planned service launch.  From 19JAN17, WestJet (WS) will operate service from Calgary (3 weekly) and Edmonton (1 weekly), with nearly identical schedule to Newleaf (F8), within 90-120 minutes.

Planned schedule as follow.

eff 19JAN17 Calgary – Phoenix Mesa WestJet and Newleaf operates 3 weekly each
F8250 YYC0930 – 1132AZA 737 457
WS1518 YYC1035 – 1333AZA 73W 4
WS1518 YYC1035 – 1333AZA 73H 57

F8251 AZA1235 – 1645YYC 737 457
WS1519 AZA1420 – 1724YYC 73W 4
WS1519 AZA1420 – 1724YYC 73H 57

eff 21JAN17 Edmonton – Phoenix Mesa WestJet and Newleaf operates 1 weekly each
WS1520 YEG0800 – 1111AZA 73H 6
F8252 YEG0930 – 1145AZA 737 6

WS1521 AZA1215 – 1526YEG 73H 6
F8253 AZA1300 – 1730YEG 737 6