Victoria International Airport

Passengers in rows nine to 15 on WestJet flight 3115 from Calgary to Victoria April 22 may have been exposed to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

New exposure reported on flight from Calgary to Victoria

Passengers on WestJet flight 3115 April 22 may have been exposed to COVID-19

Passengers in rows nine to 15 on WestJet flight 3115 from Calgary to Victoria April 22 may have been exposed to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
A total of 10 flight exposures have affected the Victoria International Airport in April so far, making it the highest monthly total since the start of the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria hits record-breaking number of monthly COVID-19 flight exposures

As of April 21, 10 flight exposures reported for the month

A total of 10 flight exposures have affected the Victoria International Airport in April so far, making it the highest monthly total since the start of the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Three new flight exposures have been reported departing from or arriving at the Victoria International Airport between April 7 and 11. (File photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Three flight exposures reported at Victoria International Airport

One flight on April 7 and two on April 11 had confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard

Three new flight exposures have been reported departing from or arriving at the Victoria International Airport between April 7 and 11. (File photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Passengers in rows four to 10 onboard WestJet flight 449 from Calgary to Victoria April 6 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Flight from Calgary to Victoria added to COVID-19 exposure list

Passengers onboard WestJet flight 449 April 6 affected

Passengers in rows four to 10 onboard WestJet flight 449 from Calgary to Victoria April 6 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers in rows 15 to 20 aboard Air Canada Jazz flight 8079 from Vancouver to Victoria March 26 were potentially exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

New flight exposure reported from Vancouver to Victoria

YYJ has seen the lowest number of monthly flight exposures since September

Passengers in rows 15 to 20 aboard Air Canada Jazz flight 8079 from Vancouver to Victoria March 26 were potentially exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Transport Canada does not list Victoria International Airport as an internationally designated airport, but one official says the airport is not about to lose that designation. (Black Press Media File)

Victoria International Airport does not appear on list of international airports in Canada

Airport official says YYJ is not about to lose international designation

Transport Canada does not list Victoria International Airport as an internationally designated airport, but one official says the airport is not about to lose that designation. (Black Press Media File)
Passengers in rows eight to 14 on WestJet flight 3115 March 7 from Calgary to Victoria were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)

COVID-19 case reported on flight from Calgary to Victoria

Rows eight to 14 on WestJet flight 3115 March 7 affected

Passengers in rows eight to 14 on WestJet flight 3115 March 7 from Calgary to Victoria were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)
Passengers in rows 13 to 19 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 from Vancouver to Victoria Feb. 28 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

COVID-19 exposure found on flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Passengers in rows 13 to 19 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 Feb. 28 affected

  • Mar 4, 2021
Passengers in rows 13 to 19 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 from Vancouver to Victoria Feb. 28 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
A recently finished $4.3-million taxiway extension at the Victoria International Airport (not pictured) is unusable because of a blind spot. (Black Press Media file photo)

Blind spot leaves Victoria airport’s new $4.3-million taxiway extension unusable

Solution has been put on hold by COVID-19 pandemic, says airport authority

A recently finished $4.3-million taxiway extension at the Victoria International Airport (not pictured) is unusable because of a blind spot. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pacific Coastal Airline flights 8P1543 on Feb. 22 and 8P1538 on Feb. 24 had cased of COVID-19 onboard, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Pacific Coastal Airlines photo)

Two flights between Kelowna and Victoria report COVID-19 exposures

Pacific Coastal Airlines flights on Feb. 22 and Feb. 24 affected

Pacific Coastal Airline flights 8P1543 on Feb. 22 and 8P1538 on Feb. 24 had cased of COVID-19 onboard, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Pacific Coastal Airlines photo)
Passengers in rows six to 12 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8050 from Victoria to Vancouver Feb. 12 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Nathan Denette)

New COVID-19 exposure reported on Victoria to Vancouver flight

Rows six to 12 on Air Canada Jazz 8050 Feb. 12 affected

Passengers in rows six to 12 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8050 from Victoria to Vancouver Feb. 12 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Nathan Denette)
Those in rows six to 12 on WestJet flight 195 Feb. 6 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

First COVID-19 flight exposure of February reported at Victoria International Airport

Rows six to 12 on WestJet flight 195 Feb. 6 affected

  • Feb 11, 2021
Those in rows six to 12 on WestJet flight 195 Feb. 6 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
The BC Centre for Disease control has added Air Canada Jazz flight 8050 on Jan. 28 to its list of flight exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

COVID-19 exposure reported on flight from Victoria to Vancouver

Rows four to 10 on Air Canada flight 8050 Jan. 28 were affected

The BC Centre for Disease control has added Air Canada Jazz flight 8050 on Jan. 28 to its list of flight exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Air Canada /Jazz flight 8081 from Vancouver to Victoria on Jan. 22 had a confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)
Air Canada /Jazz flight 8081 from Vancouver to Victoria on Jan. 22 had a confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)
In January, six flights with cases of COVID-19 onboard have landed at the Victoria International Airport so far. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two new COVID-19 exposures reported on flights to Victoria

A Jan. 10 flight from Toronto and Jan. 11 flight from Calgary were affected

In January, six flights with cases of COVID-19 onboard have landed at the Victoria International Airport so far. (Black Press Media file photo)
The profitability of Victoria International Airport dropped by almost $17 million in 2020 because of COVID-19. (Black Press Media File)

Victoria International Airport revenues in a tailspin

While airport made $9.2 million in profits 2019, COVID-19 brought estimated losses of $7.5 million

The profitability of Victoria International Airport dropped by almost $17 million in 2020 because of COVID-19. (Black Press Media File)
There have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 on three flights entering Victoria so far in 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three flights from Calgary to Victoria added to exposures list

WestJet flights on Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 had confirmed COVID-19 cases onboard

There have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 on three flights entering Victoria so far in 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
The BCCDC has added Air Canada flight 8075/United Airlines flight 8435 on Dec. 14 to its list of COVID-19 flight exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

New COVID-19 exposure on flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Rows 17-20 on Dec. 14 flight 8435 at highest risk

The BCCDC has added Air Canada flight 8075/United Airlines flight 8435 on Dec. 14 to its list of COVID-19 flight exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
A Dec. 8 Air Canada Jazz flight from Vancouver to Victoria has been added to BCCDC’s list of exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Two Vancouver to Victoria flights added to list of COVID-19 exposures

BCCDC says those aboard a flight with an exposure should self-monitor for symptoms

A Dec. 8 Air Canada Jazz flight from Vancouver to Victoria has been added to BCCDC’s list of exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added WestJet flight 3185 on Dec. 1 to its COVID-19 flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

COVID-19 exposure reported on flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Rows 12 to 18 were affected on WestJet flight 3185 on Dec. 1

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added WestJet flight 3185 on Dec. 1 to its COVID-19 flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)