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November 30th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines introduces new seat selection for scheduled flights within the Pacific Coastal Airlines network, effective November 30, 2020. “It has been a long time goal to introduce seat selection at Pacific Coastal Airlines,” said Pacific Coastal Vice President of Commercial Services, Johnathan Richardson. “We believe that customers will value the option […]

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October 5th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming non-stop service between Vancouver International Airport South Terminal (YVR) and Masset (ZMT) on Thursday, October 29. “We appreciate and respect the approach that the leaders of the Haida Nation have taken as a result of the pandemic and am now looking forward to reinitiating scheduled air service […]

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September 8th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Following NAV CANADA’s recently announced near 30% rate increase, Pacific Coastal Airlines will be increasing their NAV Canada fee between $4 and $5 per ticket depending on the flight distance. NAV CANADA provides air traffic control services for flights operating within Canada. The increased NAV Canada Surcharge Fees will be effective for new […]

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September 1st, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming non-stop service between Victoria International Airport (YYJ) and Prince George Airport (YXS) on Sunday, October 4, 2020. “Prince George is the gateway airport to the northern communities of British Columbia and we are excited to be re-establishing the direct link with our provincial capital after suspending service […]

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July 7th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming non-stop service between Vancouver International Airport South Terminal (YVR) and Bella Coola Airport (QBC) on Sunday, July 26. “We’ve been working closely with the governing bodies of the Bella Coola area, in particular the Nuxalk Nation, and we are very pleased to be resuming service Sunday, July […]

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June 17th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming non-stop service between Vancouver International Airport South Terminal (YVR) and Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) on Sunday, July 5, 2020. “We had made the previous decision to exit the Vancouver – Cranbrook market in early March before the COVID-19 pandemic as the route was over saturated with […]

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March 19th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines has decided to suspend all network operations effective Tuesday, March 24 and plans to resume scheduled operations on Monday, June 1 if conditions allow. “This was a difficult, but necessary decision to take,” says Pacific Coastal Airlines’ President Quentin Smith. “Given the rapidly deteriorating situation and the need to […]

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March 4th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will begin making temporary reductions to its regularly scheduled service at the Anahim Lake Airport (YAA) beginning Monday, April 6, 2020. These adjustments are due to a reduction in the airport’s available runway length that reduces takeoff weight for the airline’s Beechcraft 1900D, especially during warmer weather. The weight […]

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February 26th, 2020

Richmond, BC – Effective Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Pacific Coastal Airlines will increase the carbon surcharge, which is included in its fare pricing, by approximately 12.5%. This change reflects the annual increase in the carbon tax on April 1, 2020 implemented by the provincial government. The carbon tax is clearly displayed as a separate line […]

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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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