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Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces New Non-stop Saturday Service between Victoria and Tofino

Mar 5, 2020

 

Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces New Non-stop Saturday Service between Victoria and Tofino

Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will add new non-stop Saturday service between Victoria, B.C. and Tofino, B.C. beginning May 9, 2020.

This new seasonal service will provide residents of Greater Victoria, Tofino, and Ucluelet with a convenient 40-minute flight between the two communities.

“We are thrilled to introduce this new service,” said Johnathan Richardson, Pacific Coastal’s Vice President of Commercial Service. “We first introduced service between Vancouver and Tofino in April, 2017 and we are proud to announce this expansion with the introduction of our new Victoria to Tofino flight.” 

Route

Times

Days

Effective

Victoria – Tofino

Depart 11:30, arrive 12:10

Saturdays

May 9 to October 17, 2020 inclusive

Tofino – Victoria

Depart 12:40, arrive 13:20

Saturdays

May 9 to October 17, 2020 inclusive


“We’re so pleased to see Pacific Coastal continue to expand their route network.  This is a great opportunity for visitors and local residents to visit Tofino and Ucluelet, a spectacular part of the west coast of Vancouver Island,” said Geoff Dickson, Victoria Airport Authority President and CEO.

“This is very exciting news for the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, in particular the Ucluelet, Tofino, Long Beach Area "C" Region. The potential for expansion as traffic demand increases is fantastic,” said Kel Roberts, Director of Electoral Area “C” Long Beach. “The opportunity for scheduled passenger service, charter & cargo services to Long Beach Airport fills a need & provides very exciting market exposure and convenience for our communities.”

Customers will also have the option of booking a flight between Tofino and Kelowna with a quick connection at the Victoria International Airport (YYJ).  

Introductory fares between Victoria and Tofino starting as low as $109 one-way, per passenger and between Kelowna and Tofino starting as low as $179 one-way, per passenger (inclusive of fees, surcharges and tax) are on sale now*. To book a flight visit www.pacificcoastal.com, contact our Call Centre at 1-800-663-2872, or speak with your travel agent.

*Book by Thursday, March 19, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST) for travel between May 9 & October 17, 2020. Fares and seats are limited, and subject to availability at time of reservation.

About Pacific Coastal Airlines

A privately owned British Columbia based regional airline operating from Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal (YVR); Pacific Coastal is the eighth-largest airline operating at YVR based on outbound seats, and third largest in takeoffs and landings. It flies to 16 airports in British Columbia, including destinations from as far east as Cranbrook in the Rocky Mountains, as far north as Prince George, and Masset on the legendary island of Haida Gwaii, and as far west as Tofino. With its affiliate airline Wilderness Seaplanes, located in Port Hardy on Northern Vancouver Island, Pacific Coastal connects to more than 50 additional destinations along the south coast. Pacific Coastal is also the operator of WestJet Link, providing service from its base in Calgary to Cranbrook, Prince George, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, and Medicine Hat, and between Vancouver and Cranbrook. It will offer non-stop daily service between Calgary and Dawson Creek beginning April 26, 2020. Pacific Coastal’s network encompasses major ski destinations, a multitude of fishing lodges, outdoor and wildlife adventure tours, and authentic First Nations cultural experiences.

Media contact:

Kevin Boothroyd, Director Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
(M) 604.833.6265
(W) 604.214.2388
Email: kevin.boothroyd@pacificcoastal.com