Smithers Regional Airport will not see any Air Canada and Central Mountain Air flights come through for the month of April. (File Photo)

Air Canada, Central Mountain Air cancel all flights to Smithers Airport for April

The measures come as Canada puts more restrictions on local travel to stop the spread of COVID-19

If you’re looking to fly back to the Northwest, better book your flight now.

Black Press Media has learned that both Air Canada and Central Mountain Air are suspending all their flights to Smithers Regional Airport (YYD) for the month of April. The suspension applies to both incoming and outgoing flights.

READ MORE: Council approves $5 increase to passenger airport improvement fees

The Town’s Chief Administrative Officer Alan Harris confirmed that neither of the commercial airliners would be running flights for the month.

The measures come as Canada tightens up restrictions on travel in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.

This is a developing story, more to come.



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