VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Helijet is providing seats at no charge as a way of saying thank you to the province’s health care responders.
This will be for flights between Vancouver and its terminals in Victoria and Nanaimo, and are for those travelling on business.
“We’ve been providing downtown-to-downtown scheduled air service for 34 years and we know that right now, every minute counts,” explained Danny Sitnam, President and CEO of Helijet International, in a release. “We’re proud to help out during the COVID-19 crisis by supporting free flights for British Columbia’s health care responders who may need to travel to and from Vancouver Island. Their efforts are unprecedented right now and we’re proud to help where we can.”
Helijet says it’ll be offering no-cost seats for health care responders travelling on business. The flights are between Vancouver and its Vancouver Island terminals in Victoria and Nanaimo. #COVID19
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Helijet hopes doctors, nurses or others in the health care sector who may need to travel to see patients will get to them faster.
The offer starts April 6 and will go for a least a month before it is reviewed and possibly extended.