Unfortunately, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds have cancelled their aerobatic performance as well as their static display and meet-and-greet at YYF Penticton Airport. This follows a recent incident at Fort St John.
While proof of vaccination is no longer required to board a flight in Canada, face masks are still required for the entire journey, except periods while eating, drinking, or taking oral medication, or unless otherwise exempt.
If you noticed smoke, sirens or emergency vehicles at Penticton Airport Thursday morning, don’t be alarmed. Emergency personnel took part in a drill which involved simulating a plane crash on the north end of the runway.
Often when travelling to an airport, your eyes are on the sky. But this time of year, at YYF Penticton Airport, you may want to look down to see something you might not expect to see near the terminal – Western Painted turtles.