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Pacific Coastal Airlines announces temporary suspension of flights due to omicron transmission

All network operations will be suspended on January 2 and 3
Powell River Airport.

Pacific Coastal Airlines has announced a temporary suspension of flights on Sunday, January 2, and Monday, January 3, due to COVID-19.

"We have decided to temporarily suspend all network operations on Sunday, January 2, and Monday, January 3, due to the rapid transmission of the omicron COVID-19 variant we are experiencing in our Operational Control Centre," the company stated on its website. "We are taking this quick and necessary measure to protect the integrity of our long-term schedule and safeguard our operation."

Flights on Saturday, January 1, will operate as scheduled. Scheduled flights will resume on Tuesday, January 4, according to the company.

Customers impacted by suspended operations will be provided with the opportunity to be rescheduled at a later date or receive a complete refund.

"We apologize to all customers affected by this service disruption," the announcement stated. "If you have a reservation on these days mentioned above, please contact our Call Centre at 1.800.663.2872 for more information."

If customers wish to cancel and receive a complete refund, they can complete Pacific Coastal's online Flight Cancellation Request Form.