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Airline will connect Nanaimo with Kelowna and Vancouver’s south terminal

Pacific Coastal Airlines will start daily service starting in September
Pacific Coastal Airlines will introduce two new routes to Kelowna and to Vancouver’s South Terminal starting on Sept. 12. (Photo courtesy Pacific Coastal Airlines)

Two new routes from the Nanaimo airport to Vancouver and Kelowna will create more connections to B.C. communities and provide more travel options for passengers.

Pacific Coastal Airlines announced in a press release Monday, June 12, that it will begin providing daily flights to Kelowna and to the Vancouver South Terminal starting Sept. 12.

The airline will utilize a 19-passenger turboprop Beechcraft 1900 aircraft.

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“Our unique Nanaimo-Vancouver South Terminal service will provide seamless connections to other destinations in our network, and offer customers a new option of travelling with ease from the South Terminal, while our Nanaimo-Kelowna service will provide the only non-stop flight option enabling customers to travel between these communities in just over an hour,” said Johnathan Richardson, Pacific Coastal vice-president of customer and commercial, in a news release.

Tickets for the new routes are available for purchase by visiting or calling 1-800-663-2872.

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