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News Release - March 19, 2020

Temporary Suspension of Air Canada, and Pacific Coastal Airlines Services

The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) has been notified by Air Canada that service to YQQ will be suspended from April 1st to April 30th. Please see the Air Canada website for further details.

Pacific Coastal Airlines President Quentin Smith has also issued an update, suspending all air service effective end of day, Tuesday, March 24th, until May 3rd. See the full statement here.

At this time, WestJet has reduced the frequency of service on some of the routes out of YQQ and passengers are advised to check the airline's website for schedule changes and further updates.

"Our primary concern is the safety and well-being of our passengers, our employees, and tenants and the communities we serve," said acting Comox Valley Airport CEO Alex Robertson. "We are working now to adapt to the temporary suspension of service and ask for your patience until we are able to issue more information and details regarding resumption of services."

Information updates will be posted to www.comoxairport.com as they become available.

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Media Contacts:

Erin Neely
Comox Valley Airport
Phone: 250-890-0829 ext. 253
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