Two flights from Vancouver to Penticton airport had passengers with COVID aboard. (Western News file photo)

Two flights from Vancouver to Penticton airport had passengers with COVID aboard. (Western News file photo)

2 flights into Penticton with COVID cases on board

A Vancouver-Penticton Halloween flight saw one or more passengers test positive

Two flights from Vancouver to Penticton had passengers who tested positive for COVID-19.

On Oct. 26, Pacific Coastal Airlines flight 1307 had one or more passengers with COVID. Rows 1 through 7 are affected, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

On Halloween, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8354 from Vancouver to Penticton had a COVID exposure as well. Affected rows are 13 to 19.

The Government of Canada has indicated it will allow people in B.C. to use the BC Vaccine Card to travel within Canada until Nov. 30, 2021, while the new federal proof of vaccination is rolled out.

The federal government’s proof of vaccine card for international travel is now available through the B.C. government’s Health Gateway service, which distributed the B.C. vaccine card.

READ MORE: Federal vaccine passport rolls out this month

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