With a return to more normal travel opportunities over the summer, BC Ferries has found that travellers were anxious to get from point A to point B aboard their many routes from north to south along the BC coast.
In a Second quarter results advisory this month, the Ferry Corporation noted that for the the three and six month period ended September 30th vehicle traffic had returned to the system in record numbers.In the three months ended September 30, 2021, BC Ferries carried 7.0 million passengers and 3.0 million vehicles, an increase of 28 per cent and 20 per cent respectively, compared to the same period in the prior year.
BC Ferries’ net earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 were $79.9 million, $42.1 million higher than the same quarter the previous year. Year-to-date since April 1, 2021, net earnings were $84.6 million, compared to net losses of $24.2 million in the prior year.
|The Northern Expedition on its way to Dock in Prince Rupert|