NEWS RELEASE · 27th January 2010
HawkAir today announced that it will launch a new, seasonal non-stop service between Vancouver’s South Terminal Airport and the Sandspit Regional Airport, Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands.
The resumption of scheduled services will see HawkAir return to the islands with regular air services to compliment its charter flying to Haida Gwaii offering the traveling public more choice and exceptional HawkAir service.
“Haida Gwaii is truly one of the unique places in the world rich in Haida history, offers amazing sport fishing, stunning landscapes, with a sense of mystery and adventure,” said Darryl Tucker, HawkAir’s Director of Marketing and Sales. “We saw an excellent opportunity for HawkAir to partner with adventure operators, local businesses and residents to offer a much needed alternative air service to and from the islands.”
HawkAir will operate between Vancouver and Sandspit with daily services beginning June 7 until September 5, 2010. Following are the schedule details of HawkAir’s new service.
From June 7, 2010 to September 6, 2010:
(5 days per week service)
Vancouver to Sandspit;
Monday, Thursday & Friday
Departure 10:30am - Arrival 12:30
Tuesday & Saturday
Departure 8:00am - Arrival 10:00am
Sandspit to Vancouver;
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat
Departure 2:30pm - Arrival 4:30pm
Hawkair offers scheduled air services from Terrace-Kitimat, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Vancouver as well as air charter services. Hawkair’s mission is to be the aviation company most admired for its people, partnerships and business performance providing unequalled value in safe and friendly air travel. Hawkair operates the DeHavilland Dash 8 series 100 and 300 aircraft.
Been Dere Tried that
Comment by John on 28th January 2010
TK Air tried that in the past and couldn't get the ridership with an 8 seater, I can't see Hawkair making a go of it with a Dash 8
Terrace to Sandspit
Comment by Dr. Bruce Bidgood on 28th January 2010