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T’is the season of traveling! Whether you’re flying home or heading on a new journey this holiday, the airport experience is just as important as the destination. This guide offers helpful tips and reminders so you can better prepare for your trip through the airport. Know Your Airport’s Outlook Check ahead to determine your departure […]

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  In a continuing effort to help you plan out your holiday trips better, we have compiled a list of holiday travel tips so you can save time on money this busy season! 1. Research Your Costs In order to create a robust budget for your trip, make sure you know your priorities: Is it […]

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While it’s tempting to jump on the quickest deal or all-inclusive mega-resort experience, Indigenous Tourism BC has an abundance of intentional travel experiences that aim to enrich, educate and inspire. Intentional travel strives to balance tourism’s social and environmental Indigenous travel experiences with intention Journeys impacts, while raising awareness of experiences that restore and rebuild […]

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Pacific Coastal Airlines History Timeline Pacific Coastal Airlines was founded by Daryl Smith 35 years ago. The truck logger in Bella Coola, a small community on the central coast of British Columbia, decided to get a pilot’s license and purchased a small seaplane to make it easier to get in and out of remote camps. […]

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View full-photo album here It was a great day! More than one hundred and fifty golfers and sponsors from across British Columbia and Canada, with some from as far away as Dallas, came together to raise a record amount of money for local charities at Pacific Coastal Airlines’ 28th Memorial Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, […]

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We could write a whole book on Daryl Smith’s story, his experience in the aviation industry, and the many beautiful memories from all the people he has influenced in his life. We’re fortunate that Daryl knew his story needed to be shared and had a book, “A Pilot’s Journey Log” written by local writer Jack […]

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The holiday season is here! We are sharing some of our tips and reminders to help reduce any stress and ensure that your travel experience is safe and seamless this year.   Travel Preparation As it may have a while since you travelled, check your passport or Government-issued ID to make sure it has not […]

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Predictions for British Columbia’s 2021-22 ski season can be summed up in two words: La Niña. The weather phenomenon will play a key role in the province’s weather pattern this winter, and that’s good news for skiers and shredders. During a La Niña, sea surface temperatures in the open waters of the Pacific Ocean near […]

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Planning a trip during the crisp, less-crowded season of fall unveils one of the best times for hiking, biking and other outdoor pursuits, including all the flavours of the fall harvest. As the heat of the summer season subsides and the crowds decrease, it’s the perfect time to visit the Comox Valley. Here’s our guide […]

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Add this sunshine city to your bucket list! Did you know that Environment Canada reports Cranbrook as having the most sunshine hours of any city in BC? It’s a golfers paradise, an adventure playground for the outdoor enthusiast and a foodies delight with an impressive variety of cuisine. Visit Cranbrook – the base camp to […]

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