The long awaited expansion to the holding area at the Penticton Airport will start soon. Greyback Construction of Penticton has been awarded the contract from Public Works and Government Works Canada. The work is to get underway immediately and be completed in early February 2016. The announcement couldn’t be better timing for Westjet who is adding another flight east to Calgary starting next year. That will bring the total to two daily flights east to Calgary from Westjet and three daily flights west to Vancouver through Air Canada. Ac also has a 4th flight during peak summer season.