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July 13, 2007 | General

Smithers, BC — Central Mountain Air (CMA) today announces expansion of air services between Edmonton AB, Prince George and Ft. St. John BC starting October 28, 2002. Central Mountain Air will offer two daily departures and arrivals under its own privately owned airline operation Monday through Friday with limited weekend service to start.

Doug McCrea, President of Central Mountain Air said today: “We are excited about our further expansion into the Alberta market where we will offer convenient and reliable alternative air services linking Edmonton with the communities of Prince George and Ft. St. John as well as providing connections in Prince George to Dawson Creek.”

“We congratulate Central Mountain Air’s decision to expand non-stop services to the Capital Region,” stated Scott Clements, President and CEO of Edmonton Airports. “The new non-stop services will help strengthen Edmonton’s role as an air service gateway to the North.”

CMA will deliver a flexible and convenient fare structure in line with what we have established on our routes by offering One Way Fares with No Advance Booking, No Minimum Stay, No Maximum Stay and No Saturday Night Stay required.

Sample One Way fares: Between Edmonton, AB and: Effective (October 28, 02)
Ft. St. John from $143. Prince George from $143. Dawson Creek from $143.

Seats are limited at these one way fares. Taxes, Nav Canada and airport fees are extras, where applicable.

For further information visit us online at www.flycma.com or contact Central Mountain Air toll free reservations at 1 888 865 8585.

Central Mountain Air (CMA) will be accepting bookings starting October 2, 2002, by calling your travel agent or Central Mountain Air at 1 888 865 8585, or visit us online at flycma.com

CMA was established in 1987 and is a privately owned and operated company. CMA maintains operational bases in Smithers, Vancouver and Calgary which employs approximately 170 people including administrative, maintenance and flight Personnel. Smithers is the headquarters of CMA and operates a regional administrative, sales and marketing office in Calgary.

Central Mountain Air operates two main business streams:

CMA the Airline — Offers our independently marketed services in British Columbia between: Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, Smithers, Dawson Creek and Ft St. John, BC. As well in Alberta between: Calgary and Lloydminster and between: Edmonton-Prince George, BC and between Edmonton and Ft. St. John, BC. The concept of our airline services is based on offering the business and leisure travelers flexible, convenient and improved travel options by delivering One Way Fares. Everyday. CMA designated check-in counters at a variety of our airport locations are currently handled by contracted staff who provide check-in services on behalf of Central Mountain Air.

CMA in cooperation with Air Canada — In 1997, CMA began operating under a commercial agreement with Air Canada/Jazz to fly designated Air Canada routes. We continue to operate on various routes in Alberta and British Columbia and the State of Washington to carry Air Canada passengers which Air Canada sells and markets directly: Vancouver, Penticton, Cranbrook, Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Spokane.

Central Mountain Air (CMA) currently operates a modern fleet of fourteen Beech 1900D; twin engine turboprop aircraft offering a comfortable, pressurized environment. The 18 seat aircraft provides a roomy stand-up cabin and washroom facilities.

For Further Information:
Central Mountain Air
Patrick Wynn
Corporate Communications
(403) 730-5780 or (403) 510-9915
(403) 275-5031 (FAX)
Email : cma_corporate_communications@cmair.bc.ca