The start date for this service has been postponed to November 14.

This seasonal flight service operates 3 days a week –  from November 14, 2022, to January 6, 2023. 


Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming service between Cranbrook (YXC) and Kelowna (YLW) effective September 12, 2022

“Pacific Coastal Airlines is excited to resume service between Cranbrook and Kelowna. We have received significant customer feedback requesting the return of this 55-minute non-stop flight.” Johnathan Richardson – VP, Customer & Commercial Services | Pacific Coastal Airlines

“I’m once again delighted to see Pacific Coastal Airlines commitment in the east Kootenay air travel market. In 2013, Pacific Coastal Airlines connected the East Kootenay and the Okanagan with direct non-stop air service to Kelowna, essential for health services, tourism and business development. Today’s announcement to resume this service is cause for great celebration.”  Tristen Chernove – CEO | Elevate Airports Inc.

 “We are so pleased to see this route with Pacific Coastal return between Kelowna and Cranbrook. It is important that we are able to once again provide these regional connections for BC residents.” Sam Samaddar – Airport Director | Kelowna Airport.

The non-stop flight service will operate three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, using the 19-passenger pressurized turboprop Beech 1900. The aircraft offers comfortable seating, 6-foot cabin height, and generous cargo capacity.

Flight schedule:

Route Frequency Flight # Departing Arriving Effective
Cranbrook to Kelowna Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8P655 10:50 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 12-SEP-2022
Kelowna to Cranbrook Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8P656 11:50 a.m. 1:45 p.m. 12-SEP-2022


Tickets are now available for purchase. To book a flight visit, contact our Call Centre at 1-800-663-2872, or speak with your travel agent.

 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 18 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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