BREAKING:Air Canada suspends flights between Castlegar and Vancouver

City of Castlegar
By City of Castlegar
March 19th, 2020

Air Canada has temporarily suspended direct flights between Castlegar and Vancouver in response to COVID-19.

Travellers heading to and from Vancouver will temporarily be routed through Calgary between April 1-30, 2020. The daily schedule for flights to and from Calgary remains the same.

Air Canada says it will “…continue to monitor this evolving situation closely in consultation with the Public Health Agency of Canada, Transport Canada and Global Affairs and will adjust its schedule as appropriate.”

For more information visit Air Canada’s website.

With the evolving COVID-19 situation, all washrooms, benches and other shared contact points throughout the West Kootenay Regional Airport terminal building are being cleaned and disinfected before and after each flight The airport is following the direction of health authorities regarding best practices for public health and safety.

The City of Castlegar is a service centre in the West Kootenay. The diversified and growing economy is focused on the forestry, energy and mining sectors in the valley, and commercial services in the City. Quality of life features backcountry adventure and an increasingly dynamic urban culture, including the Millennium Park & Ponds and Sculpture Walk.

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