Pacific Coastal Airlines Now Serving Prince George Region

Prince George, BC – Starting today, January 12th, Pacific Coastal Airlines is flying into the Prince George Airport (YXS). The inaugural flight, originating in Victoria (YYJ), landed in northern BC at 6:40 pm. The non-stop service operates six days a week on a 30 seat Saab 340A.

President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority, John Gibson says “I flew in on the new non-stop service and it was a very comfortable, quick flight. The cabin is very roomy and we are extremely excited locals can get to the Island in only an hour and a half. We look forward to working with Pacific Coastal on this making this new service a success.”

“We’ve had our eye on Prince George for many years, so today is a very exciting day for us”, says Pacific Coastal Airlines’ Director of Sales and Marketing Kevin Boothroyd. “We look forward to planting and growing roots in northern BC and creating relationships with those who live in the region” he adds.

Welcoming celebrations took place in both Victoria and Prince George today. Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall along with representatives from Tourism Prince George, Initiatives Prince George and the BC Construction Association were in attendance welcoming the first flight into YXS.

The flight between Prince George and Victoria operates Sunday to Friday. It departs Victoria at 5:00pm arriving into Prince George at 6:40pm. The aircraft depart YXS at 7:05pm, arriving in YYJ at 8:45pm.

Seats on this flight start at $150.00 each way. Reservations can be made by phoning the Pacific Coastal call centre at 1.800.663.2872, visiting a local travel agent or booking online at