Pointshogger

"Get the best return possible for every $ you spend."

Blog

Canadian Airline Series: Air Creebec

In today’s post, we will be introducing Air Creebec, a regional airline headquartered in Val-d’Or, Quebec. Its major hub is the Val-d’Or Airport.

Air Creebec Route Map

Airport

Destinations

Montreal (Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport)
  • Val-d’Or (Val-d’Or Airport)
  • Chibougamau (Chibougamau/ Chapais Airport)
Val-d’Or (Val-d’Or Airport)
  • Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
  • Chisasibi (Chisasibi Airport)
  • Montreal (Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport)
Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
  • Chisasibi (Chisasibi Airport)
  • Val-d’Or (Val-d’Or Airport)
Chisasibi (Chisasibi Airport)
  • Whapmagoostui (Whapmagoostui Airport)
  • Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
  • Wemindji (Wemindji Airport)
  • Val-d’Or (Val-d’Or Airport)
Chibougamau (Chibougamau/ Chapais Airport)
  • Nemaska (Nemaska Airport)
  • Montreal (Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport)
Nemaska (Nemaska Airport)
  • Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
  • Chibougamau (Chibougamau/ Chapais Airport)
Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
  • Eastmain (Eastmain Airport)
  • Val-d’Or (Val-d’Or Airport)
  • Nemaska (Nemaska Airport)
  • Moosonee (Moosonee Airport)
Eastmain (Eastmain Airport)
  • Wemindji (Wemindji Airport)
  • Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
Wemindji (Wemindji Airport)
  • Chisasibi (Chisasibi Airport)
  • Eastmain (Eastmain Airport)
Whapmagoostui (Whapmagoostui Airport)
  • Chisasibi (Chisasibi Airport)
Timmins (Timmins/ Victor M. Power Airport)
  • Moosonee (Moosonee Airport)
Moosonee (Moosonee Airport)
  • Fort Albany (Fort Albany Airport)
  • Timmins (Timmins/ Victor M. Power Airport)
  • Waskaganish (Waskaganish Airport)
Fort Albany (Fort Albany Airport)
  • Kashechewan (Kashechewan Airport)
  • Moosonee (Moosonee Airport)
Kashechewan (Kashechewan Airport)
  • Attawapiskat (Attawapiskat Airport)
  • Fort Albany (Fort Albany Airport)
Attawapiskat (Attawapiskat Airport)
  • Peawanuck (Peawanuck Airport)
  • Kashechewan (Kashechewan Airport)
Peawanuck (Peawanuck Airport)
  • Attawapiskat (Attawapiskat Airport)

Air Creebec (1)

Air Creebec Frequent Flyer Program

Air Creebec is an official partner with Aeroplan rewards points, in which travelers of Air Creebec can both collect and to redeem for travel.

Here is a sample flight from the Air Creebec website:

Air Creebec (2)Air Creebec (2)

As you can see, one flight costs over $1,000 CAD while the other one is only $335.44, but they are the exact same flights. There are actually different fare classes for Air Creebec. I will hover over each price to show you the details.

Air Creebec (3)

For the $335.44 CAD ticket, the fare class is HSOW and this is a non refundable flight ticket.

Air Creebec (4)

For the $1,245.46 CAD ticket, the fare class is Y1 and this is a refundable flight ticket.

Types of Fares

Additionally, Air Creebec has eight fare types:

Type of Fare

Benefits

Y1 (Regular Full Fare)
  • Booking Code: Y
  • Max Stay: 365 days
  • 100% Refundable ticket due to weather or mechanical reasons
YCH (Child’s Fare)
  • Booking Code: Y
  • Max Stay: 35 days
  • Applicable if child is accompanied by adult 18 years of age
  • Unaccompanied minor will pay adult fare
  • 100% Refundable ticket due to weather or mechanical reasons
YZ (Youth Fare)
  • Booking Code: Y
  • Max Stay: 365 days
  • For 12-21 years of age
  • 100% Refundable ticket due to weather or mechanical reasons
YCD (Senior Fare)
  • Booking Code: Y
  • Max Stay: 365 days
  • For 60 years or older
  • 100% Refundable ticket due to weather or mechanical reasons
BE7
  • Booking Code: B
  • Advance Booking: 7 days in advance
  • Max Stay: 365 days
  • For round trip travel, both directions on carrier
  • Non-Refundable
  • Change Fee: $100 CAD
MRT (YVO-YUL-YVO only)
  • Booking Code: M
  • Max Stay: 365 days
  • For round trip travel, both directions on carrier
  • 100% Refundable ticket due to weather or mechanical reasons
QWKEND(YVO-YUL-YVO only)
  • Booking Code: Q
  • Max Stay: Depart on Friday, Return on Sunday
  • For round trip travel, both directions on carrier
  • Non-Refundable
  • Change Fee: $100 CAD
H7S/B7S (YVO-YUL-YVO only)
  • Booking Code: H for H7SNR or B for B&s
  • Advance Booking: 7 days in advance
  • Max Stay: 365 days
  • For round trip travel, both directions on carrier
  • Non-Refundable
  • Change Fee: $100 CAD

Unfortunately, all flights operated by Air Creebec are Class Y (or Economy) seats. There is no seat selection option and no First or Business Class offered on Air Creebec flights. There will still be complimentary non alcoholic beverages and snacks available on flights depending on the length of each flight.

Air Creebec Travel Information

The checked baggage allowance for Air Creebec is 44lbs per passenger. For carry-on baggage, the total weight for the Dash 8 Aircraft will be 13 lbs while all other aircrafts will allow a total of 44lbs for carry-on baggage. Air Creebec accepts freights on all flights, based on the available space. The recommended check-in time is 45 minutes before your departure time and the drop-off baggage cut off is 30 minutes; it is a little more lenient than some of our other airlines, but it is always important to give yourself enough time at the airport as any problems could occur and delay your process.

It is important to take note that Air Creebec does not usually permit stopovers, but if it is under the condition that this is arranged with the airline carrier in advance, your ticket will specify that a stopover will be allowed on that flight. Usually this will be permitted if part of your travel needs to be completed by land transportation.

Air Creebec is also a codeshare partner with Air Canada. Unfortunately, miles accumulated on Air Creebec flights will not quality for Air Canada Elite Status.

Currently, Air Creebec is having a promotion where you can reserve your flight 7 days in advance and save up to 50% of the price of your ticket.

Val-d’Or, Quebec has been known for its parks and beautiful scenery. It is popular for its attraction called The City of Gold where travelers can see the process of gold mining and visit the historic site. If you’re passing by Val-d’Or, make sure to experience this historical attraction of the mines and its operations. To top it all off, you can jump on a flight operated by Air Creebec, Quebec’s most recognizable airline.

Leave a Reply

Follow us on Social Media and keep up-to-date on our latest posts!

About Us

Pointshogger aims to provide analysis and updates on earning loyalty reward points and maximizing the value of your points. We hope to inspire our readers to experience the joy of travel and make the most out of what they've already got!

  • Ottawa | Vancouver
  • @pointshogger

    Contact Us

    Send

    Subscribe To Our Newsletter

    Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

    You have Successfully Subscribed!