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February 3rd, 2020

Richmond BC – Employees of Pacific Coastal Airlines are mourning the loss of its founder and CEO Daryl Smith, who passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. A former truck logger, Daryl made a significant contribution to the development of the aviation industry in B.C. and was a recipient of the British Columbia Aviation Council (BCAC) […]

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January 24th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines is stepping up to help two Vancouver Island communities that are isolated due to the recent closure of Highway 4, also known as the Pacific Rim Highway. The highway, which has been undergoing construction upgrades over the past year, closed to traffic in both directions on Thursday due to […]

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January 2nd, 2020

Passenger Advisory Effective January 9, 2020, the South Terminal Shuttle will be relocated and operate from the shuttle zones at both the Domestic and International Terminals. Please note that the pick-up/ drop-off location at the South Terminal Building will not change. New Pick Up Locations: International Terminal Shuttle Location: The International Shuttle zone is adjacent […]

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October 15th, 2019

Richmond, BC – The Canadian Transportation Agency has announced significant changes to the rules and regulations governing air travel for children. Effective Monday, November 4, 2019 the following rules will apply: Accompanying a Minor Children are defined as being between the ages of two and eleven years of age, inclusive. All Children, two years of […]

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October 8th, 2019

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines wishes to advise its customers of its live animal and pet travel embargo which will be in effect from Thursday, December 19, 2019 until Sunday, January 5, 2020 inclusive. The embargo is due to expected increases in passenger numbers and cargo loads during the peak holiday travel period. The […]

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August 20th, 2019

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of a new, non-stop Saturday service between Victoria and Prince George beginning Saturday, October 12, 2019. The Saturday flight is scheduled to depart Victoria International Airport (YYJ) at 10:50 A.M. arriving at Prince George International Airport (YXS) at 12:30 P.M. The aircraft will […]

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June 7th, 2019

Richmond, BC – Some lucky B.C. charities will benefit from the record amount of money raised at Pacific Coastal Airlines’ 27th Annual Memorial Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event, which was held at Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club in Richmond, B.C., attracted a large number of sponsors and golfers from across the province, and […]

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May 3rd, 2019

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines introduces new self-serve, online check-in service effective Monday, May 6. Quick and convenient, Pacific Coastal’s new self-serve, online check-in service provides customers with the option to check-in for their flight from any computer between twenty-four (24) hours and up to one (1) hour ahead of scheduled flight time. Online […]

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April 10th, 2019

Richmond, BC – Effective Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Pacific Coastal Airlines will increase the carbon surcharge, which is included in its fare pricing, by approximately 7.7%. This change reflects the annual increase in the carbon tax on April 1, 2019 implemented by the provincial government. The carbon tax is clearly displayed as a separate line […]

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March 22nd, 2019

Richmond, BC – Effective Tuesday, March 26 Pacific Coastal Airlines will be moving to a temporary air terminal building at the Port Hardy Airport (YZT). Transport Canada has commenced work on the Port Hardy airport terminal replacement project and it is expected to take approximately two years to complete The temporary terminal is located at […]

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