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Provincial Airlines today announced the launch of its new service to Gander commencing May 4th, 2015. This service will connect Gander directly with Goose Bay and St. John’s onboard Provincial Airlines’ full service flights.

Provincial Airlines is truly connecting Newfoundland and Labrador now with reliable service to every regional market in the province.  Provincial Airlines will be offering the same great service it is known for onboard these flights; from flight attendants to complimentary meals and snacks to hot towels, free baggage and a lavatory. Residents of Central Newfoundland will get to experience these benefits for their inter-provincial travel. Provincial Airlines also offers great connection fares to outbound destinations.

“We are very excited to be back in Gander and provide Central Newfoundland travelers with our exceptional service,” said Stephen Dinn, Vice President, Business Development with Provincial Airlines. “This is something we have worked towards for some time now and we’re very pleased to connect all of Newfoundland and Labrador once again,” added Dinn.

The addition of Gander now brings the airline to 20 destinations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec.  The schedule for Gander service will be as follows:


Flight #




921 St. John’s-Gander



921 Gander-Goose Bay



928 Goose Bay-Gander



928 Gander-St. John’s




  • Flights operated Monday through Friday and Sunday
  • All flights operated by Provincial Airlines Dash 8 fleet of aircraft complete with complimentary in-flight service, lavatory and leather chairs.


“We know travelers will appreciate having a new travel option with Provincial Airlines providing connectivity throughout their network, including many remote communities,” said Reg Wright, President and CEO of the Gander International Airport Authority (GIAA).  “Provincial Airlines will provide more choice for both business and leisure travelers.”

Gander International Airport posted a 6% increase in passenger traffic in 2014, representing the highest totals since 1981.


About Provincial Airlines

Provincial Airlines is a regional airline based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador serving 20 destinations throughout Eastern Canada. We specialize in regular scheduled flights, air charters for natural resource projects and air cargo solutions. Provincial Airlines has built its reputation on exceptional customer service and reliability. Most recently Provincial Airlines were the recipients of the 2013 and 2014 Bombardier on time performance award for Q 100, 200 and 300 operators in all of North America.


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About Gander International Airport Authority

The Gander International Airport Authority is the not-for-profit organization created in 1996 to manage operations at Gander International Airport (CYQX). The airport plays a key role in the economic and community development of the Central Newfoundland region.


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For further information, contact:


Stephen Dinn

Vice President, Business Development

Provincial Airlines



Reg Wright

President and CEO

Gander International Airport Authority



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