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Pacific Coastal Announces New Service Between Kamloops and Vancouver

January 20th, 2021

Pacific Coastal Airlines is returning to Kamloops Airport this winter with a new non-stop service between Vancouver International Airport South Terminal (YVR) and Kamloops Airport (YKA), effective Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

The 50-minute flight will operate 6 days a week between Vancouver and Kamloops. Flights will be offered Sunday to Friday on the 19-passenger pressurized turboprop Beech 1900D aircraft. The 1900D offers comfortable seating, 6-foot cabin height, and generous cargo capacity.

Customers can also benefit from convenient connecting flight options to reach other communities in British Columbia such as Victoria, B.C.

RouteFrequencyFlight #DepartingArrivingEffective
Vancouver to KamloopsSunday to Friday#12052:35 p.m.3:25 p.m.February 9, 2021
Kamloops to VancouverSunday to Friday#12063:55 p.m.4:45 p.m.February 9, 2021

“We want to ensure that the community of Kamloops maintains air service to Vancouver to support the movement of essential workers, time-sensitive cargo, and assist those travelling for medical appointments at this time,” said Johnathan Richardson, Vice President of Commercial Services. “Pacific Coastal Airlines is proud to expand the destinations we serve in the Thompson Okanagan region and we will deliver reliable, convenient, and affordable flights that customers value.”

“Kamloops Airport is pleased to welcome Pacific Coastal Airlines to our airport and our community. Passengers using this important Kamloops-Vancouver service can expect a safe and healthy experience both at the airport and on board with this valued airline partner,” said Ed Ratuski, Managing Director, Kamloops Airport.

“We are delighted that Pacific Coastal Airlines will become our newest service partner at YKA.  I encourage local residents to make use of this important connection to Vancouver for all their essential travel needs during this pandemic period and beyond,” said Mayor Ken Christian.

Introductory fares are now on sale as low as $150 one-way, per passenger (inclusive of fees, surcharges, and tax). To book this new service visit or speak to your travel agent.

Pacific Coastal Airlines offers air cargo service to 17 destinations throughout their network to transport time-sensitive cargo. With various levels of shipping priority, they offer shipping solutions tailored to customer requirements at competitive rates.

Pacific Coastal Airlines has also adopted additional safety measures to ensure the health and wellbeing of staff and customers. The measures include enhanced aircraft sanitation practices, physical distancing at airport facilities, reduced contact points, and the requirement for all customers to travel with a face mask and answer health check questions before boarding. Learn more about the additional safety measures online.

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