COVID-19: Travel Notices & Airline Schedule

Travel Restricted

Effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, the Atlantic provinces are temporarily suspending the Atlantic Travel Bubble to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the region.

Going forward, all travellers to Prince Edward Island, including residents of Atlantic Canada, will require pre-travel approval and need to have a 14-day self-isolation plan in place to enter the province. Island residents returning to Prince Edward Island do not need to apply for pre-travel approval to enter the province, but will need to self-isolate or apply to work-isolate for 14-days.

Arrival Testing Pilot Project

The Chief Public Health Office and Health PEI will run the pilot project for a four week period at the Charlottetown Airport, offering PoC COVID screening to arriving travelers beginning on Tuesday, February 23. Two swabs will be provided, one PoC and one lab test for confirmation. By participating in the pilot testing project, travelers arriving by air can be swabbed for their first test at the airport. Participants in the pilot study who are required to get tested again at days 4-6 and 9-11 after arrival will be able to access the additional testing at one of PEI’s drop-in testing clinics.

Click here for more information on the pilot project.

Private Flights

The following are the requirements for pilots and travellers who arrive at YYG Charlottetown Airport via a private aircraft/unscheduled flight.

*As always, pilots please review the CYYG NOTAMs in place prior to departure

Direction for all arriving travellers who are not permanent residents of PEI:

  • Public Health Requirement: A minimum of 72 business hours in advance of your travel date, you must apply for  pre-travel approval and receive an approval letter that must be presented to a public health official upon arrival at YYG.
  • Public Health Requirement: In accordance with the COVID-19 Prevention and Self-Isolation Order, all persons entering PEI are required to declare if they have any symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 and to self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Airport Requirement: Upon arrival at YYG, notify SOC by calling (902) 620-0228.
  • Airport Requirement: Pilots must park on Apron 1 and travellers must proceed into Gate 3 for Public Health Screening.

If you have any questions or concerns on the Public Health requirements please reach out to the Chief Public Health Office at (902) 368-4996.

 

Airline Schedule

Air Canada's February flight schedule details are below. Schedules are subject to change so please check with Air Canada directly for the latest flight status information.

Air Canada:

  • Service between Charlottetown and Montreal will 1x daily, arriving at 9:36pm and departing at 6:15am.
  • Service between Charlottetown and Toronto has been suspended.
  • Service between Charlottetown and Ottawa has been suspended.
  • Service between Charlottetown and Halifax has been suspended.

WestJet:

  • Service between Charlottetown and Toronto has been suspended.