New commuter airline stalled by pandemic switches to emergency aid for remote communities
B.C.'s Cascadia Air was supposed to launch commercial service this spring
CBC News·Posted: May 04, 2020 7:12 PM PT | Last Updated: May 4
Cascadia Air was set to be the newest small-scale commercial airline in B.C. this spring, but due to COVID-19, it's now focusing on transporting essential goods, services and personnel to the province's more remote communities. Jeremy Barrett, the COO and chief pilot of the Campbell River-based company, said it became evident in March that launching the service as planned would be difficult.