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WestJet CEO pays visit to Kelowna airport amid announcement of added flights

Starting in May, WestJet is adding flights to Regina, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg

 

A conceptual rendering of some of the planned renovations at YLW. (Youtube/Screenshot)

Kelowna airport expansion approved for takeoff by council

$90M project set to begin summer 2023

 

Kelowna International Airport. (File photo)

More flights added to Kelowna International Airport schedule

New flights include trips to Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon

 

Kelowna International Airport.

Flight cancelled in Kelowna after suspect points laser at plane; RCMP issue warning

Drones are also not allowed within 5 kilometres of airports

Kelowna International Airport.
Kelowna International Airport. (File)

Look to book your next vacation at Kelowna International Airport Spring Travel show

The event is taking place at the KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence on March 11

Kelowna International Airport. (File)
A WestJet flight (pictured) was forced to divert to Kelowna International Airport after an engine fire on March 2. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Investigation into fire on airplane diverted to Kelowna

Transportation Safety Board heading to YLW

A WestJet flight (pictured) was forced to divert to Kelowna International Airport after an engine fire on March 2. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
This WestJet airplane had to make an emergency landing at YLW on March 2 after an engine fire. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
This WestJet airplane had to make an emergency landing at YLW on March 2 after an engine fire. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
Kelowna International Airport. (YLW)

Flights cancelled at Kelowna International Airport as Vancouver fights winter weather

Vancouver is expecting 5-10 centimetres of snow on Tuesday, Feb, 28

Kelowna International Airport. (YLW)
Aerial view of Kelowna. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Taking journalism to new heights; Black Press reporter takes to the sky with air search and rescue

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association consists entirely of volunteers

  • Feb 19, 2023
Aerial view of Kelowna. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
(Lauren Collins photo)

Fog causes cancellations, delays at Kelowna airport

Air travel in and out of Kelowna has been impacted since Saturday evening

  • Jan 15, 2023
(Lauren Collins photo)
The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Holiday rush slows down at Kelowna’s airport as majority of bags picked up

YLW’s operations are almost fully on-time after the holiday rush

The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
A passenger checks her phone as an Air China passenger jet taxi past at the Beijing Capital International airport in Beijing, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. China will drop a COVID-19 quarantine requirement for passengers arriving from abroad starting Jan. 8. The National Health Commission announced the change Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 as part of the latest easing of China’s once strict virus control measures. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Wastewater off flights from China to Vancouver will soon be tested for COVID-19

Pilot project coming into effect alongside new federal mandate for COVID tests

A passenger checks her phone as an Air China passenger jet taxi past at the Beijing Capital International airport in Beijing, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. China will drop a COVID-19 quarantine requirement for passengers arriving from abroad starting Jan. 8. The National Health Commission announced the change Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 as part of the latest easing of China’s once strict virus control measures. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A woman searches for her luggage at Vancouver International Airport after a snowstorm crippled operations leading to cancellations and major delays on Dec. 20, 2022. Two weeks later, the airport says it’s still working to reunite hundreds of pieces of luggage with travellers. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

About 1,500 bags still stranded at YVR following B.C. storm

Airport says it’s working with airlines to return people’s leftover luggage

A woman searches for her luggage at Vancouver International Airport after a snowstorm crippled operations leading to cancellations and major delays on Dec. 20, 2022. Two weeks later, the airport says it’s still working to reunite hundreds of pieces of luggage with travellers. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Kelowna International Airport. (Black Press file photo)

Holiday travelling woes hopefully waned with shuttle between Kelowna/Vancouver airports

Kelowna Airport has partnered with Cheers! Okanagan Tours

Kelowna International Airport. (Black Press file photo)
Weather causes delays at YLW. (Facebook)

“This is really unprecedented’: Dozens of flights cancelled at Kelowna airport due to weather

More than two-dozen flights have been cancelled at YLW for Dec. 23

Weather causes delays at YLW. (Facebook)
The Kelowna airport is full of passengers hoping to get to their destination for the holiday season. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘I’m just a number, not a person’: Kelowna traveller re-routed and stranded in Victoria

Cam Lainchbury was told that WestJet does not have enough pilots qualified to fly in poor weather

The Kelowna airport is full of passengers hoping to get to their destination for the holiday season. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file

Kelowna airport memories could win you a free trip with Flair

The contest is open to all Kelowna residents

  • Nov 29, 2022
Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file
Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)

Terminal expansion costs at Kelowna Airport soar due to COVID and inflation

Budget has increased by nearly $23 million

Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna International Airport (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

WestJet, weather causing travel woes in Kelowna

WestJet cancelled six flights set to depart from Kelowna Nov. 6

  • Nov 6, 2022
Kelowna International Airport (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Ionut Bordieanu (left) with Greenco Robots and Neil Janssen with Bouygues double check the new cleaning robots at Kelowna International Airport before sending them off on their duties (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Flying into the future with new cleaning technology at Kelowna’s airport

YLW has purchased three Greenco Robots to assist with facility maintenance

  • Oct 6, 2022
Ionut Bordieanu (left) with Greenco Robots and Neil Janssen with Bouygues double check the new cleaning robots at Kelowna International Airport before sending them off on their duties (Brittany Webster - Capital News)