Christmas Travel Tips for Air Travel

The Christmas Season is approaching and with that comes the busiest time of the year at the Prince George International Airport. Airport Authority Communications Manager, Lindsay Cotter, says “we are expecting passenger numbers to spike starting Friday, December 16th through to January 9, 2012.” “Holiday travel is expected to be the heaviest on Thursday, December […]

Booster Packs Now Available at Airport for Public’s Use

Now that the temperature has dipped well below zero, many vehicles need an extra boost getting started. The Prince George Airport Authority has listened to the requests of many customers and now a vehicle booster kit is available for all to use on site. Those needing the extra jolt of power need to contact the […]

BG Urban Café Lands at the Prince George Airport

The Prince George Airport Authority has signed an agreement with Eurest Dining (a division of Compass Group Canada) to operate a BG (Bread Garden) Urban Café in the existing restaurant and lounge space of the terminal. Construction is set to begin in mid-January 2012 and it will occur over a 6 to 8 week period. […]

Snow to Sand Service Returns Again This Year

We have seen a few dustings of snow across the region and what better way to escape the inevitable winter blues than to hop on a direct flight to Mexico. WestJet is once again operating the non-stop flight to Puerto Vallarta starting this Saturday, November 5th. President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority, […]

The Prince George International Airport Connects the World

Passengers as far away as Germany, England, Switzerland, Japan and Barcelona use the Prince George International Airport. That information gathered by the Prince George Airport Authority who conducted a week long passenger survey in August. People from all around the globe come to Prince George and the North to do business, visit family or to […]

WestJet Launches Non-Stop Service from Prince George to Las Vegas

CALGARY, Alberta. September 10, 2011. WestJet today launches twice-weekly service from Prince George to Las Vegas for an 11-week trial period. The inaugural flight leaves today at 11:45 a.m. PST from the Prince George Airport. “As announced back in July, we had a window of additional flying time over an 11-week period and we knew there […]

Prince George Airport Authority Hires Operations Manager

The Management Team is now complete as the Prince George Airport Authority hires Jamie Smith as the new Manager of Operations. Jamie’s key responsibilities will be overseeing airport operations and maintenance of facilities and infrastructure. Smith was most recently the Airport Manager of the High Level, Alberta Airport and has experience in operations and maintenance […]

WestJet Non-Stop Service: Prince George to Las Vegas

WestJet announces service from Prince George to Las Vegas starting September 10 through November 26, 2011. “This is definitely new for us,” commented John MacLeod, WestJet Vice-President, Network Management and Alliances. “As we prepared for the annual fall transition of our fleet we had a window of additional flying time over an 11-week period. There […]

PGAA Welcomes a New Manager of Marketing and Communication

Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) President and CEO, John Gibson is pleased to announce the hiring of Lindsay (Andreza) Cotter as the new Manager of Marketing and Communications effective August 1, 2011. Lindsay’s key responsibilities will be airport marketing, passenger services development as well as community and government relations. Lindsay brings with her experience in […]

Fire Training at YXS

On Saturday May 6th from 8am till 4pm to Friday May13th from 8am till 4pm as part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification – the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will be conducting aviation related structural fires in the fire training area located on airport . These fires may produce dark smoke in and […]