At our Remax sales meeting on Tuesday, Mike Hooper, CEO of the Nanaimo Airport told us that the future is looking good for our local airport. The upgrades to the runway and the navigational equipment has vastly improved the reliability of winter flights arriving at Nanaimo’s airport. We no longer need to travel to Comox, Victoria or Vancouver to begin or end our journeys. Mike expects that within 6 months we will see direct flights from Nanaimo to Bellingham, connecting with great deals available from that airport. He also expects that within 12 months we will be able to fly from Nanaimo to Calgary, again connecting with a great number of great routes without going through Vancouver. Yippee! Many of us are waiting for those charters from Nanaimo to Puerto Vallarta – hey, it could happen!