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News Release - June 16, 2023

Non-stop Summer service to Toronto returns to Comox Valley Airport

The Comox Valley Airport is happy to announce the return of WestJet’s non-stop summer service to Toronto. There are currently multiple daily options to access WestJet’s vast network connecting through the Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton hubs with the Toronto non-stop service providing the most the most efficient option for traveling this distance east or west.

“Non-stop service really benefits visitors travelling between Canada’s largest city and our community, bringing Toronto within mere hours of our airport. We expect this summer to be a very busy one and I encourage travellers to book early to ensure the best fares and route options.” said Airport CEO Mike Atkins.

Air Canada’s summer schedule has also increased, with additional flights providing more frequency to Vancouver, and from there to anywhere Air Canada or partners of the world’s largest - Star Alliance Network fly.

“We are fortunate to enjoy increased service from both of our main carriers again this summer. More frequency provides better connections, helping travellers on their way swiftly to worldwide destinations. This is also the first summer we have café service in the passenger lounge, providing food and beverages for purchase post security, which is sure to be appreciated for those travelling near or far” concludes Atkins.

Non-stop Toronto service on WestJet will fly Saturdays commencing June 24th, with multiple options for one-stop connection via four hubs. Increased summer service from Air Canada is arriving just in time for vacation season on July 1st.

About Comox Valley Airport Commission

The Comox Valley Airport Commission (CVAC) is a federally incorporated, non-profit entity, established through letters patent in 1996. The nine-member Commission is broadly representative of the Comox Valley community and its members are nominated by the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland, the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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Media Contact:

Erin Neely
Comox Valley Airport
Cell: 250-218-2269