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 depart Prince George at 1:00 P.M., arriving back in Victoria at 2:40 P.M.

“We have seen a significant amount of passenger growth on this route since we introduced a second daily flight on June 23,” said Johnathan Richardson, Pacific Coastal Airlines’ Vice President of Commercial Services. “Pacific Coastal is proud to provide the only non-stop flight option between Victoria and Prince George,” he adds.

“It is terrific news that Pacific Coastal is extending their non-stop service between Prince George and Victoria to seven days a week. Thirteen non-stop flights a week will make it easier to do business or visit family on Vancouver Island,” said John Gibson, President & CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority.

“It’s great to see Pacific Coastal expanding their service between Victoria and Prince George. Additional service means added convenience for travellers and indicates that the market supports the route. We wish them continued success,” said Geoff Dickson, Victoria Airport Authority President and CEO.

Additional capacity is also being added to the route as evening service on Fridays and Sundays are being upgraded to the 30-seat Saab 340 aircraft effective October 6, 2019.

For more information or to book flights with Pacific Coastal, you may visit our website, contact one of our Customer Service Agents at 1.800.663.2872, or speak to a travel agent.

About Pacific Coastal Airlines
A privately owned British Columbia based regional airline operating from Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal (YVR), Pacific Coastal is the sixth-largest airline operating at YVR, based on outbound seats, and third largest in takeoffs and landings. It flies to 16 airports and with its affiliate airline Wilderness Seaplanes located in Port Hardy on north Vancouver Island, connects to more than 50 additional destinations in the province from as far east as Cranbrook in the Rocky Mountains, as far north as Prince George or Masset on the legendary island of Haida Gwaii, and as far west as Tofino. Its network encompasses major ski destinations, a multitude of fishing lodges, outdoor and wildlife adventure tours, and authentic First Nations cultural experiences. Pacific Coastal also operates WestJet Link, which provides service from its base in Calgary to Cranbrook, Prince George, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, and Medicine Hat.

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Kevin Boothroyd
Director, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Direct: 604.214.2388
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