Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be temporarily suspending service between Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) in Cranbrook. The last scheduled flight to operate this route will be on Thursday, April 29.

“Since we resumed our scheduled flight service last June we have not seen sizeable customer demand return for this route,” said Johnathan Richardson, Vice President of Commercial Services. “We will continue to assess future demand and anticipate to resume our non-stop flight service between Kelowna and Cranbrook this coming fall.”

Pacific Coastal Airlines will continue to operate 6x weekly flights between Cranbrook and Vancouver.

Customers affected by the temporary route suspension between Kelowna and Cranbrook will be contacted directly and offered the option for a refund back to the original form of payment.

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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Quentin Smith, President