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 in late March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Pacific Coastal Airlines President, Quentin Smith. “We are resuming service with three weekly flights and will gradually add more flights as demand returns.”

“We look forward to having Pacific Coastal Airlines return to our market. They offer an essential economic link between Northern BC’s Capital and British Columbia’s Capital City,” says President and CEO of Prince George Airport Authority, Gordon Duke. “Pacific Coastal Airlines has proven to be a great partner and we look forward to continuing to build upon an already solid foundation. We believe there is a pent-up demand for travel within our province and Victoria is an amazing place to visit.”

“As our economy gradually reopens we are pleased to see Pacific Coastal Airlines re-starting Victoria-Prince George service. YYJ appreciates the longstanding relationship it has had with Pacific Coastal and looks forward to these two important markets being connected with non-stop service once again,” said Geoff Dickson President and CEO Victoria International Airport.

Victoria to Prince GeorgeSunday, Wednesday & Friday11:00 a.m.12:40 p.m.October 4, 2020
Prince George to VictoriaSunday, Wednesday & Friday1:55 p.m.3:35 p.m.October 4, 2020

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. To learn more about the additional safety measures visit their website.

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

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 13 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, Prince George, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, and Medicine Hat.

Media contact:
Quentin Smith, President

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