Airport

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada identified snow as a contributing factor in an incident at the Northwest Regional Airport Jan 31, 2020 that resulted in the collapse of a WestJet aircraft’s nose landing gear. (Northwest Regional Airport/Transportation Safety Board of Canada)

Snowy conditions main factor in landing gear collapse at northwest B.C. airport: TSB

Jan. 31, 2020 incident resulted in substantial damage to plane, temporary closure of Terrace airport

 

Central Mountain Air will be landing in Quesnel five times a week starting on June 28. (Black Press File Photo)

Quesnel council waives passenger landing fees for Central Mountain Air

The first flight since April of 2020 will land in Quesnel on June 28

 

Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. (Betsy Kline photo)
Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. Photo: Betsy Kline

Quesnel airport will host commercial flights again on June 28

Central Mountain Air announced they will be operating five round trips a week to Vancouver

Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. (Betsy Kline photo)
Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. Photo: Betsy Kline
The runway, taxiway and apron will be repaved at the Quesnel Regional Airport. File Photo

Quesnel airport runway will be repaved thanks to $7 million grant

Transport Canada confirmed the city would be receiving the funds

The runway, taxiway and apron will be repaved at the Quesnel Regional Airport. File Photo
The Quesnel Regional Airport hasn’t hosted commercial public flights since spring of 2020. (Quesnel Observer - File Photo)

Quesnel gets $300K for helipad upgrade

Provincial funding is providing upgrades at local airports across the province

The Quesnel Regional Airport hasn’t hosted commercial public flights since spring of 2020. (Quesnel Observer - File Photo)
The Quesnel Regional Airport hasn’t hosted passenger flights since Central Mountain Air stopped flying into the city in April of 2020 due to a COVID-19 downturn. File Photo

Council trying to attract airlines back to Quesnel

Staff to investigate temporarily waiving landing fees at Quesnel Airport

The Quesnel Regional Airport hasn’t hosted passenger flights since Central Mountain Air stopped flying into the city in April of 2020 due to a COVID-19 downturn. File Photo
Central Mountain Air’s COVID-19-restricted route map. (CMA website)

No commercial flights until 2021 at Quesnel Airport

Central Mountain Air has released its schedule until Febuary 2021, with no stops in the Cariboo

Central Mountain Air’s COVID-19-restricted route map. (CMA website)
Near empty waiting areas at the flight gates are pictured at Vancouver International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Airlines in Canada and around the world are suffering financially due to the lack of travel and travel bans due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Feds to implement temperature checks for travellers entering, leaving Canada

Land borders with the U.S. remain closed to non-essential traffic

Near empty waiting areas at the flight gates are pictured at Vancouver International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Airlines in Canada and around the world are suffering financially due to the lack of travel and travel bans due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)

VIDEO: B.C. mom shares ‘insane’ experience of viral dinosaur video

Tabitha Cooper filmed her costumed sons meeting their grandma at the Victoria International Airport

Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)
Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)

Canada to bolster screening of central China passengers for virus at 3 airports

Additional measures will include messaging on arrivals screens in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)
Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)

VIDEO: Victoria airport guests see T-Rex surprise

Two boys dressed as raptors get a shock when their grandmother comes to greet them

Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)