Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines is thrilled to announce the resumption of flight services at Powell River Airport (YPW) starting today, June 10, 2024. This follows the completion of a runway rehabilitation project implemented by the City of Powell River.

Pacific Coastal Airlines, with over 37 years of dedicated service to Powell River, is excited to welcome passengers back on board. The airline offers daily flight options with a convenient 35-minute non-stop service between the Powell River Airport (YPW) and Vancouver International Airport South Terminal (YVR).

“We are delighted to return to Powell River and continue providing reliable and efficient air travel for the community members of qathet Regional District. Our team is committed to ensuring this community remains connected with year-round dependable flight service to support commerce, tourism, health care and all other needs that our flight service provides,” said Quentin Smith, President of Pacific Coastal Airlines.

Passengers can now make bookings for Powell River flights via the Pacific Coastal Airlines website, through the Call Centre at 1-800-663-2872, or by contacting their preferred travel agent.

To celebrate the resumption of its service to Powell River Airport, Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to offer a special promotion. Passengers can enjoy a 20% discount on bookings using the promo code: YPW20. Further details regarding the promotion can be found on the Pacific Coastal Airlines website.


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.

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 Media contact:
Quentin Smith, President