The California Pacific E-170 which was returned to its lessor in 2017. The airline will now operate ERJ-145 aircraft (Photo: Hawaiian717 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

California Pacific Suspends All Flights from California

Just before the start of the new year, Carlsbad, California-based California Pacific Airlines cancelled all of its California flights. The airline cited a lack of pilots and the general pilot shortage in the industry for the suspension of flights, but noted that it hoped to resume flights in February. Currently, this affects the airline's Southern California operations, while its Essential Air Service (EAS) flight out of Denver will remain in operation. The news comes not long after California Pacific began…

California Pacific Airlines Plans to Launch Again

Carlsbad-based California Pacific Airlines was recently certified by the FAA as a scheduled air carrier. According to the San Diego Reader, the announcement came on Nov. 16 at a meeting for shareholders and supporters of the airline. This is one of the first pieces of good news since the airline…