Flight Info

Following is further information on Saltspring Air flights. Please pay particular attention to items in bold – some of these points are specific to seaplane traveling and different than conventional flying. If you fly often, or plan to, check out our frequent flyer savings

scheduled flights between:

Ganges & Vancouver Airport – one way $87*
Gulf Islands/Maple Bay & Vancouver Airport $99*
Ganges & downtown Vancouver – one way $97*
Gulf Islands/Maple Bay & downtown Vancouver – one way $99*

* rates shown do not include applicable taxes, and are subject to change
  Prices effective as of Sept 2008


We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Interac, cash & local cheques. When you are booking over the phone, we require a credit card to confirm your reservation.


we will call you to confirm your flight 24 hours before your scheduled departure time. If you are unreachable by telephone within the 24 hours before your scheduled flight, we ask that you phone our office to confirm your flight no later then 2 hours before your scheduled departure time.
You can reach us locally at 1-250-537-9880 or toll free 1-877-537-9880.

baggage allowance

On scheduled service, each paying passenger is guaranteed 25 lbs (11.5kg) of luggage. If you will exceed the baggage allowance, please let us know ahead of time. An additional fee will be charged for any excess baggage. On our charter flights, there is more flexibility depending on the number of passengers and the aircraft.

If you will be traveling with larger items such as golf clubs, baby strollers, car seats, or extra large suitcases please advise the reservations agent at the time of booking. An additional fee will be charged for these items.


Having a courier transport your document or packages from Vancouver to the Gulf Islands, Saltspring and Vancouver Island can be expensive and time consuming. Why not send it with Saltspring Air. We offer 1 hour delivery time on all scheduled routes. Many of the courier companies, DHL, Purolator, FedExpress, Ace Courier, etc. will pick up and drop off at one of our bases in Richmond (Vancouver Airport-South Terminal), Westin Bayshore (Downtown Vancouver), Ganges (Salt Spring Island), and Maple Bay (Vancouver Island).

Saltspring Air plane / freight pic For that forgotten set of house keys or waylaid passport we can get your cargo to its destination. It’s the most affordable form of air cargo transport in the Gulf of Georgia. You get the SAME DAY SERVICE with Saltspring Air’s scheduled seaplane service.

For specifics please phone us – our reservations agent will be happy to assist you, or email:   enquire about freight


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