West Coast Air - Seaplane Flights From Vancouver

West Coast Air is a Vancouver based Seaplane airline. West Coast Air have daily flights from Vancouver to Victoria, Vancouver to Comox, Duncan and Nanaimo on Vancouver Island as well as flights to Whistler, the Southern Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast.

Flights depart from two locations in Vancouver. You can catch a flight from downtown at the Floatplane Harbour or you can go to the Floatplane Terminal at the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, BC.

Video is of a WestCoast Air flight departing the Vancouver Harbour Water Airport and flying over the scenic BC coast.

West Coast Air Seaplane Fleet

Westcoast Air operate a fleet of De Havilland Twin Otters and De Havilland Beavers. In 2011, their fleet of aircraft totaled 17.

About West Coast Air

In 2010, the airline was aquired by Harbour Air. The two airlines continue to operate under separate brand names. Together, the two airlines are the largest all Seaplane company in the world *.

* Source, Harbour Air : http://www.westcoastair.com/corporate.php

Cheap Airfare

To save on your airfare, Westcoast Air have a couple of options to receive cheap airfare when booking flights with them.

  • Quick Tickets: If you travel frequently with West Coast you can buy a book of 10 prepaid flights. This will save you 10% or more on your flights.
  • Air Bucks: Prepaid travel credits will save you anywhere from 10% to 31% on flights. The higher dollar amount you purchase, the larger the discount on airfare.

Frequent Flyer Program

West Coast Air and Harbour Air have a frequent flyer program. The program is caller High Flyer Rewards.

Scheduled Seaplane Flights

From Downtown Vancouver you can fly to:

  • Victoria
  • Nanaimo
  • Comox
  • Duncan
  • Gulf Islands
  • Sechelt

From the Vancouver International Airport Floatplane Terminal you can fly to:

  • Victoria
  • Nanaimo
  • Sechelt
  • Egmont and Madeira Park

From Victoria Inner Harbour you can fly to:

  • Downtown Vancouver
  • Vancouver International Airport
  • Whistler

Charter Flights

In addition to their regular scheduled flights, West Coast Air have charter flights to destinations throughout British Columbia's coastline. The scenic coastal flights are an experience of a lifetime.