Those planes will be delivered in June and as it adds five more to its fleet, more communities and schedules will be announced.
Fort St. John was named as a target for expansion by WestJet CEO Gregg Saretsky at the end of 2011, and 2012 saw a big push from the Energetic City to try and get its services here. Representatives visited Calgary in June, along with approximately 30 other communities, to try and make their case that "It Just Makes Sense" to come to Fort St. John.
The announcement of whether the airline would start in the east or west was originally scheduled to be made in January.
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