North-Wright Air suspends service to Fort Good Hope, Colville Lake – CBC

Aug 20, 2021

Suspension won’t apply to medical travel, grocery and mail drop-offs, airline says

North-Wright Air has suspended scheduled service to Fort Good Hope and Colville Lake in light of rising COVID-19 numbers in the Sahtu region and around the territory.

The Norman Wells-based airline announced the change on Thursday, noting the possibility that flights could return as soon as Aug. 30.

Travis Wright, the airline’s president, said the suspension won’t apply to medical travel, and grocery and mail drop-offs, which will continued to be flown in as it arrives in the company’s Yellowknife warehouse.

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