Christmas Travel Tips

Prince George, BC— The holiday season is upon us and the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is reminding air travelers to plan ahead. Passenger traffic increases significantly during the Christmas season right through to the New Year. PGAA Communications Manager, Lindsay Cotter, says “we are already seeing a spike in traffic due to the holiday […]

NT Air Offers Non-Stop Flight to Dease Lake

*Released by NT Air* Prince George, BC – Northern Thunderbird Air is pleased to announce commencement of the Dease Lake Winter Express!  Starting on Monday, November 4, the service offers non-stop flights from Prince George to Dease Lake & return.  We will operate 2 days per week on Mondays and Thursdays until at least December 19th, 2013.  A favorable […]

October Fire Training

Prince George, BC- The next two weeks will be busy with routine fire training at the  Prince George Airport. Locals are reminded these fires are held in self-contained  training facilities under controlled circumstances and pose no threat to the public or  surrounding areas. As part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification, the Prince George […]

WestJet Adds Another Flight to Vancouver Out of YXS

Prince George, BC – WestJet has released its winter schedule and Northern BC residents can expect to see a few changes out of Prince George. Starting November 25, 2013, there will two 737s and two Q400s each business day to Vancouver (YVR). This schedule will add more frequency and more seats on the WestJet schedule. […]

Prince George Airport Supports Hope Air

*Released by Hope Air* Vancouver, BC – For the third consecutive year the Prince George Airport raises funds for Hope Air through its annual golf tournament! Hope Air is a nation-wide charity that arranges free flights to get low-income Canadians to specialized healthcare that does not exist in their local community. Hope Air serves people […]

Central Mountain Air Expands Service Between Prince George & Calgary

Prince George, BC – Northern BC residents will soon be able to fly between Prince George (YXS) and Calgary (YYC) six days a week starting Sunday, July 7, 2013. Central Mountain Air (CMA) has added another day to their existing schedule between the two regions. “This route has only been operating for a few weeks […]

New Collective Agreement Ratified at the Prince George Airport

Prince George, BC – The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) are pleased to announce a new collective agreement has been ratified by both parties. Prince George Airport Authority President and CEO John Gibson says “the PGAA and our local staff have a great working relationship and that […]

Record Breaking Year at YXS

A new record has been set when it comes to passenger numbers out of the Prince George Airport. In 2012, 418,589 passengers used YXS. The previous record was 417,484 set in 2008.  2012 passenger numbers are up 4% when compared with 2011, a difference of 16,000 passengers. President and CEO of the Prince George Airport […]