Flair Airlines summer schedule to include new Canadian destinations including Prince George

~Originally Released by Flair Airlines~ Edmonton, Alberta,  – Flair Airlines is thrilled to begin service in the cities of Prince George, Fort McMurray, Regina, and Saskatoon, with a much-anticipated return to Victoria. All flights are available for purchase at https://flyflair.com. “We continuously receive requests from our passengers to service these communities,” says Jim Scott, CEO. […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE SIX

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) is starting to see a slow increase in passenger numbers as inter-provincial travel has been approved. Traffic at YXS for the month of June is down 91% compared to the same period last year.  Passenger numbers for the months of April and May were down 96%. […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE FIVE

Prince George, BC – COVID-19 continues to impact air travel as passenger numbers at the Prince George Airport (YXS) for the month of May show a continued decline. Last month, 1,910 passengers came through our airport, compared to 42,537 in May of last year. This is the second straight month YXS has seen a 95% […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE FOUR

Prince George, BC – Passenger numbers at the Prince George Airport (YXS) continue to drastically decline due to COVID-19. Data recorded for April’s passenger activity show a decrease of 96% compared to the same month last year. In 2019, April saw 42,911 passengers enplane and deplane, compared to just 1,899 last month. “It’s a double-edged […]

CANADA’S AIRPORTS LOOK FOR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RELIEF TO EASE LIQUIDITY CRISIS CAUSED BY COVID-19 TRAVEL BANS

~ Released by the Canadian Airports Council ~ Ottawa, ON, May 1, 2020  Joyce Carter, Canadian Airports Council chair and president and CEO of Halifax Stanfield International Airport, and CAC Vice Chair and Fort McMurray International Airport president and CEO RJ Steenstra, appeared before  the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance today.  They were […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE THREE

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) remains open despite a drop in flights. Air Canada and WestJet continue to operate flights to Vancouver numerous times per week for essential travel, while Central Mountain Air and Pacific Coastal Airlines have ceased operations until June. Flight schedules change on a frequent basis, so those […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE TWO

Prince George, BC – As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is informing the public of some operational changes. “We are starting to see flight cancellations in and out of PG as people are self isolating under the recommendation of Public Health,” says President and CEO of the Prince […]

Prince George Airport Taking Precautions in Response to COVID-19

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) wants the travelling public to know we continue to follow the guidelines provided by public health officials including the World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada and our regional health authority. “The safety of our employees, tenants and travelling public is of utmost importance […]

Central Mountain Air Announces Non Stop Service Between Prince George and Calgary

~released by Central Mountain Air~ Central Mountain Air announces new routes between Alberta and Northern BC Calgary – Prince George and Edmonton – Fort St. John Flights at convenient times SMITHERS, British Columbia, March 5, 2020 – Central Mountain Air (CMA) today announced non-stop flights between Alberta to two Northern B.C. destinations – Prince George […]

WestJet More than Doubles Seats between Prince George and Calgary

~Released by WestJet~ Calgary’s hometown airline continues to invest in convenient and unique travel options CALGARY, Feb. 7, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, WestJet announced its summer schedule featuring more than 90 new flights from Calgary including new non-stop WestJet Link service to Dawson Creek, B.C. WestJet’s summer schedule features more than 90 new flights and […]