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Connecting Vancouver & Calgary

Pacific Coastal Airlines has now started servicing the Penticton airport with direct flights from Calgary and Vancouver.

Penticton is currently served by Air Canada Jazz with three daily Dash-8 flights to Vancouver on weekdays and two daily flights on Saturdays and Sundays. Pacific Coastal Airlines will round out the current available flights by providing three flights daily, Monday to Friday, and two flights daily on Saturdays and Sundays with fares starting at $109 (one way). The Penticton to Calgary service will provide one flight daily, Monday to Thursday, two flights on Friday, and one flight on Sunday with fares starting at $119 (one way).

Founded by Daryl Smith in 1975, Pacific Coastal Airlines is a family-owned and operated business. All operations are currently overseen by his four sons who, collectively, have over 70 years of aviation experience. The airline flies extensively to Vancouver Island and B.C. coastal communities, along with Trail, Cranbrook, Williams Lake, Anahim Lake and Calgary.

The flight schedule for departures out of Penticton is listed below and started Monday, September 10th, 2007.

Destination   Departure             Frequency                          

Time            Mon / Tue / Wed / ThuFriSatSun

Vancouver       07:00             *       *       *        *      *

Vancouver       08:00                                                *

Calgary           10:00             *       *        *        *     *

Vancouver       11:45                                                *

Vancouver       13:40              *       *       *        *     *

Calgary           15:00                                *              *

Vancouver       15:15                                                *

Vancouver       16:05             *       *       *        *

Vancouver       18:35                               *               * 

For more information about Pacific Coastal Airlines, please go to  or call their reservations office toll-free at 1.800.663.2872.