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 to choose their preferred seat on our aircraft.”

The seat selection option will be available for customers during the online booking process. Customers may also select a seat after their reservation has been made by going online or by contacting our Call Centre. Seat selection will be complimentary to customers travelling on Encore Fares and QuikPass Encore. Customers travelling on all other fares will have the option to select their seat in advance for $5.00 per passenger, per flight. Seat selection is available for all customers choosing available seats within 24 hours of departure during online check-in or check-in at one of our airport counters.

Pacific Coastal Airlines has also adopted additional safety measures to ensure the health and wellbeing of staff and customers. The measures include enhanced aircraft sanitation practices, physical distancing at airport facilities, reduced contact points, and the requirement for all customers to travel with a face mask and answer health check questions before boarding. Learn more about the additional safety measures online.

About Pacific Coastal Airlines

Pacific Coastal Airlines is a privately owned British Columbia based regional airline operating from Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal (YVR) that currently flies to 14 airports in British Columbia. Connecting to additional destinations along the south coast of British Columbia through its affiliate airline Wilderness Seaplanes, located in Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island. Pacific Coastal is also the operator of WestJet Link, providing service from its base in Calgary to Cranbrook, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, and Medicine Hat.

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