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 […]

2019 Passenger Numbers

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) saw 496,714 people enplaning and deplaning in 2019, 1.9% less than the year previous. “The regional economy is impacting our passenger activity, however we remain optimistic heading into 2020” says President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA), Gordon Duke.“Comparable airports across Canada saw […]