New plane expected next week

  • Jan. 8, 2003 6:00 a.m.

Canadian Western Airlines plans to have its 16 seat twin-engine turbine aircraft (complete with bathroom) flying to the islands next Thursday (January 16), after it receives certification from Transport Canadaon Wednesday.
“We hope the service will be beneficial to the community, and provide competition so that the community gets the best travel value and service,” says CWA president Mohamed Doma.
Service has been delayed more than a month by a labour dispute at Transport Canada, says Mr. Doma.
To celebrate, CWA plans to offer free flights on selected dates this month to any customer who books a flight in February.
The company will begin with five day service to Vancouver until the end of April and then begin seven day service for the summer season.
For more information call CWA at 1-866-835-9292. or connect to their website through our front page, clicking ‘travel’.

Just Posted

Study finds no environmental harm from Fukushima

Another study has shown the B.C. coast has not suffered any adverse… Continue reading

Logging protest at Collison Point

Husby crews lock up gear after group led by Old Massett Haida calls for end of logging at Collison

Tlellagraph: Looking forward to healthy fibre-optics and connectivitea

“Tlell for One! And All for Tlell!” Or maybe not… looks like… Continue reading

Cullen calls on DFO for quick notice of any salmon closures

MP urges co-operation after DFO releases grim estimates for sockeye, chinook returns

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city

Vernon residents are upset with number of needles being found around town with spring melt

US would host majority of games at 2026 World Cup

A decision on the winning bid will be made June 13 at the FIFA Congress in Mexico

Most people in B.C. too ‘lazy,’ ‘apathetic’ to prepare for disasters: poll

Less than half of those surveyed aren’t insured for earthquakes and wildfires

Chris Hemsworth goes surfing in Tofino

The Australian actor donned a full body wetsuit to catch some waves on Vancouver Island this weekend

B.C. hospitals receive boost for dental surgery

Disabled people needing general anesthetic wait too long, Adrian Dix says

BCHL Today: Wenatchee Wild on the ropes and Smoke Eaters reeling

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

In a series of weekend tweets naming Mueller for the first time, Trump criticized the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election

Most Read