Cheap Flights on Pacific Coastal Airlines are extremely easy to find. The airline is based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. With scheduled, charter, and cargo flights into the province of British Columbia. It had accumulated over 300 employees as of (March 2007). As of August 2010, Pacific Coastal Airlines had a fleet consisting of 24 aircraft. Its base is located at the Vancouver International Airport with a hub in the Port Hardy Airport. The airline began in 1979 when Air Powell and a Division of Air Port Hardy BC merged. On April 1, 1998 they Acquired all shares and assets of Wilderness Airlines.