Pacific Coastal Airlines

Pacific Coastal Airlines

August 27, 2015 15:45 ET

Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces New Non-Stop Service Between Victoria and Kelowna Effective Tuesday, October 27, 2015

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 27, 2015) -

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Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of a new route to its network of more than sixty-five destinations in British Columbia effective Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

The new Victoria (YYJ) to Kelowna (YLW) flights will operate seven days a week using Saab 340 aircraft. The Saab 340A and 340B offer; stand up cabins, comfortable seating from thirty to thirty four passengers, a flight attendant, on board service, and washroom. There will be two flights a day Monday through Friday and one flight a day on Saturday and Sunday. Pricing for the one hour and five minute flight will start from as low as $147.23.

"We believe there is significant market opportunity for this new route and that these new non-stop flights will be well received in both communities and the surrounding areas," says V.P. of Commercial Services, Spencer Smith. "We expect to see a healthy mix of both business and leisure travellers on this scheduled service."

Pacific Coastal began non-stop service between Victoria and Prince George in January of this year.

Victoria (YYJ) to Kelowna (YLW)
Effective October 27th
Kelowna (YLW) to Victoria (YYJ)
Effective October 27th
Days of Week Departure Arrival Routing Days of Week Departure Arrival Routing
Mon-Fri 0730 0835 non-stop Mon-Fri 0900 1005 non-stop
Sun-Fri 1730 1835 non-stop Sun-Fri 1855 2000 non-stop
Sat 0815 0920 non-stop Sat 0945 1050 non-stop

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About Pacific Coastal Airlines

Pacific Coastal Airlines has been providing regularly scheduled, charter, and cargo services in British Columbia for almost forty years. Started in Bella Coola by one-time truck logger Daryl Smith, it is now the sixth-largest airline operating at YVR (based on outbound seats), and third-largest in take-offs and landings.

Pacific Coastal Airlines' seaplane base operates out of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island and from there provides service to a large number of destinations along the coast. For more information visit www.pacificcoastal.com.

Operating from its administrative centre at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) South Terminal, Pacific Coastal employs approximately three hundred people across fifteen bases in British Columbia.

Passengers can make reservations on the airline's website at www.pacificcoastal.com, by phoning the call centre number at 1.800.663.2872, or through a local travel agency.

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