Published On: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

WestJet Announces Comox-Vancouver Service

WestJet Announces Comox-Vancouver Service

COMOX VALLEY - WestJet has recently announced additional daily service from YQQ to Vancouver, effective December 14, 2017.

“WestJet is looking forward to providing Nanaimo and Comox with improved connectivity into the broader WestJet network,” says Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development.

“In addition, WestJet Encore’s Bombardier Q400s offer an affordable, quick and comfortable option for leisure and business travellers looking to hop back and forth between the island communities and British Columbia’s largest business centre and airport.”

The scheduled flight times on the 78-seat Q400 aircraft are:

  • Depart YVR @ 2:20 p.m.; arrive YQQ @ 3:04 p.m.
  • Depart YQQ @ 3:35 p.m.; arrive YVR @ 4:18 p.m.

The daily flight will be in addition to the existing multiple daily flights WestJet operates via Calgary and Edmonton.

"It’s great to see WestJet recognize the opportunity to expand in our marketplace,” says Fred Bigelow, CEO at the Comox Valley Airport. “We’re well served with WestJet service through Calgary and Edmonton. By adding YVR to the mix, travellers now have more options for easy connections within the Province and to Hawaii.”