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Jun

01

2016

Local Board Guides Airport for Benefit of Community

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Local people, making local decisions. That sums up the important work of the Board of Directors of Nanaimo Airport Commission. The nine board members — all of them residents of Central Vancouver Island — are responsible for the airport’s overall function and strategic direction. They represent the various communities within the region, and bring diverse […]

May

09

2016

Airport Celebrates passenger milestone

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Are you The One? Nanaimo Airport has launched a “You’re One in 2 Million” campaign to celebrate the two millionth passenger to pass through its gates since 2006. The milestone will be reached this month. The campaign offers a bevy of prizes, both for travellers and for other residents of the region. “Really the ‘You’re […]

Apr

01

2016

Nanaimo Airport hosts aviation conference, boosting Central Island’s profile, economy

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Nanaimo Airport becomes the focal point of B.C. aviation this month — and will generate a significant boost to the local economy at the same time. Nanaimo Airport Commission plays host to the B.C. Aviation Council’s Spring Airports Conference on April 25 through 27, at the Vancouver Island Convention Centre. The event, following a theme […]

Mar

01

2016

Showing the love for a direct flight to Edmonton

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It’s a match made in (almost) heaven. For the past month, Central Island residents have been demonstrating sky-high levels of passion for travel to Edmonton, in Nanaimo Airport’s “Show Your Love” campaign. Residents have been going online to share their strong connection and commitment to the Alberta city, in hopes of restarting direct flights between […]

Feb

04

2016

Nanaimo Airport helps strengthen Central Island Community

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At Nanaimo Airport, being a good neighbour includes a commitment to “give where you live.” Every year the airport supports a variety of projects in the communities it serves, providing donations, sponsorships and in-kind contributions. Airport staff provide countless volunteer hours to help charitable campaigns reach their goals. It’s all part of the airport’s mission […]

Dec

07

2015

5 Reasons To Fly Local

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Santa isn’t the only one making travel plans this month. Many Central Island residents are also booking flights, as winter travel season arrives. Like St. Nick, residents are making their own list and checking it twice. But their list is of things they need to do for their trip. And choosing Nanaimo Airport as their […]

Dec

03

2015

Nanaimo FSS handling major traffic growth as region thrives

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Nanaimo FSS handling major traffic growth as region thrives  Nanaimo has much more going for it than magnificent scenery and a creamy, chocolaty treat that bears its name. It also has one of the mildest climates in Canada, a diversified economy and a vibrant cultural scene. “We even have a rush hour now, a sure […]

Nov

10

2015

Airport Supports Businesses and Jobs

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Nanaimo Airport is renowned for connecting the central Island to the rest of the world. But it’s also becoming known as something else that’s vitally important to our communities: a thriving business centre. Your airport has grown into a workplace that supports more than 1,300 direct and indirect jobs. Within the next five years, that […]

Oct

19

2015

As a good neighbour, airport emphasizes cooperation

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When neighbours work together, good things can happen. That’s why Nanaimo Airport remains committed to being a good neighbour in the nearby communities. Our noise mitigation program is a great example of the difference community involvement can make. The program looks at ways to reduce or avoid aircraft noise disturbance where possible. The Airport has […]

Sep

09

2015

New service to Edmonton opens up the world

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Imagine waking up in London, Hawaii, Mexico or Florida just hours after leaving Nanaimo. You’re not dreaming. Thanks to connecting flights leaving your airport daily, Central Islanders can conveniently leave home in the afternoon and wake up in destinations around Canada, the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe the next day. Affordable travel possibilities become […]