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June 26, 2008 | Air Service, YEG News Releases

New service fills service gap left by other airlines

Edmonton, Alta. — Airco Charters is pleased to have commenced scheduled service between Edmonton City Centre Airport (ECCA) and Grande Prairie June 25, 2008.

“We congratulate Airco for offering scheduled service between two of Alberta’s key economic engines — Edmonton and Grande Prairie,” says Peter McCart, Vice-President, Marketing and Business Development, Edmonton Airports.

Flight Schedule:

Daily service, Monday to Friday

Flight #      Depart YXD      Arrive YQU      Flight #      Depart YQU      Arrive YXD
AR500        6:30 a.m.         7:45 a.m.        AR501        8:00 a.m.         9:15 a.m.
AR600        5:00 p.m.         6:15 p.m.        AR601        6:30 p.m.         7:45 p.m.

“The Edmonton and Grande Prairie service is important to the business communities of each region, and we are happy to provide a link between the two cities,” says Mary Anne Stanway, Airco Charters Managing Director.

Air service between ECCA and Grande Prairie was paused temporarily last spring with the closure of a regional airline servicing the route. Another regional airline offered the route, but ended service earlier this year.

Airco has been offering chartered air service from Edmonton City Centre Airport since 1987. The company has developed an excellent reputation throughout Alberta for providing a safe, professional and reliable service at competitive rates.

To book a charter or to purchase a ticket between Edmonton City Centre Airport and Grande Prairie, give Airco’s office a call at 1-800-724-7261 or 780-471-4771. You can also book your flight online at


Contact information:

Mary Anne Stanway
Managing Director
Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd.
Building #6, 11930 – 109 Street
Edmonton AB T5G 2T8
Tel: (780) 471-4771 Fax: (780) 479-4579

Jim Rudolph
Manager, Corporate Communications
Edmonton International Airport
Phone: (780) 890-8454
Cell: (780) 717-5117