Iskwew Air will fly from YVR to Qualicum Beach Airport on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. (Submitted photo)

Iskwew Air will fly from YVR to Qualicum Beach Airport on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. (Submitted photo)

Iskwew Air celebrates first arrival at Qualicum Beach Airport with water salute

New route will fly from YVR to XQU 4 days per week

Iskwew Air’s first Qualicum Beach Airport arrival was celebrated on Monday, Aug. 16, with a water salute.

The Monday arrival marked the the first scheduled commercial flight of the 100 per cent Indigenous woman-owned airline in Canada. The new route will fly from YVR to Qualicum Beach Airport on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

READ MORE: Iskwew Air opens services at Qualicum Beach Airport, provides flights to YVR

Later in the day, a ribbon cutting ceremony with formal remarks was held to continue the celebration.

Since 2019, Iskwew Air has operated 24-hour charter services out of YVR’s southern terminal.

– NEWS Staff, submitted

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