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Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces New Service Between Victoria and Prince George

Oct 28, 2014

For Immediate Release
Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces New Service between Victoria and Prince George

(Richmond BC) Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of a new regularly scheduled non-stop service between Victoria and Prince George effective Monday, January 12, 2015.

The new flight will operate once every day except Saturday. It is scheduled to depart Victoria International Airport (YYJ) at 5:00 P.M. (PST) arriving at Prince George Airport (YXS) at 6:40 P.M. (PST). The aircraft will depart Prince George at 7:05 P.M., arriving back in Victoria at 8:45 P.M.

The lowest one-way fare from Prince George starts at approximately $150.00 and from Victoria at about $140.00.

“We are looking forward to adding Prince George to our growing list of more than sixty-five destinations in British Columbia”, says Pacific Coastal Airlines’ Vice-President of Commercial Services Spencer Smith. “The addition of this new destination is an integral part of our strategic development plan and evidence of our ongoing commitment to serving the transportation needs of British Columbia. It provides us with a northern base in an area that is gearing up for future growth”, he adds.

Development and operation of the new route is supported through a strong partnership with Victoria International Airport and Prince George Airport.

“We are very pleased to see this new service and thank Pacific Coastal for starting the new flights. There has been tremendous economic growth in Northern BC and this route is a natural for Victoria,” said Geoff Dickson President and CEO Victoria Airport Authority.

The public can make a reservation on the website, by phoning the call centre number at 1.800.663.2872, or through their local travel agency. Call centre hours are Monday to Friday 06:30–20:15, Saturday 07:30 – 18:00 and Sunday 07:30–20:15. Hours may vary on statutory holidays.

About Pacific Coastal Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines has been providing regularly scheduled, charter, and cargo services in British Columbia for almost forty years. Started in Bella Coola by one-time truck logger Daryl Smith, it is now the sixth-largest airline operating at YVR (based on outbound seats), and third-largest in take-offs and landings. It is also a major supplier of charter services to fishing lodges and the resource sector.

Operating from its administrative centre at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) South Terminal, Pacific Coastal employs more than three hundred people across fifteen bases in British Columbia.

Pacific Coastal Airlines’ seaplane base operates out of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island and from there provides service to a large number destinations along the coast.  For more information visit

Media contact:
Spencer Smith W:  604.214.2362 M: 604.219.3787 Email:

About Victoria International Airport
Victoria International Airport (Airport Code: YYJ) is the 10th busiest airport in Canada with over 1.5 million passengers per year.  Victoria is well served with more than 120 daily flights throughout North America.  YYJ was rated among one of the top ten most-loved airports in the world by CNN Travel and is a past winner of ‘Best Regional Airport in North America’ by Airports Council International.