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Monette Pasher, Executive Director of Atlantic Canada Airports Association named President Canadian Airports Council

2022-07-19

For immediate release (HALIFAX) Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 – Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA), the trade association that represents commercial airports in the US and Canada, announced the appointment of Monette Pasher as permanent president of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC), the Canadian division of ACI-NA. “Monette is a passionate airport leader and advocate…

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Atlantic Canada’s airports pleased with federal support

2021-08-12

Government of Canada announced $39 million in funding through Regional Air Transportation Initiative for Atlantic Canada’s Airports For immediate release (HALIFAX) August 12th, 2021 – With passenger traffic down 90 percent throughout the pandemic compared to 2019, Atlantic Canada’s airports were very pleased to receive operational funding support through the Regional Air Transportation Initiative by…

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Price appointed new president 
of the Atlantic Canada Airports Association

2021-06-22

For immediate release (GOOSE BAY) Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 – Goronwy Price, chief executive officer and general manager of Goose Bay Airport Corporation, has been appointed the new president of the Atlantic Canada Airports Association (ACAA). The ACAA is an industry association that speaks on behalf of thirteen airports in the Atlantic region and collaborates…

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Encouraging sign of recovery as PAL Airlines announces regional route restoration in Atlantic Canada

2021-04-08

For immediate release [Halifax: April 8th, 2021] – Atlantic Canada’s airports are pleased regional partner PAL Airlines will be adding 6 Atlantic Canada airports to their route network this spring and summer. New service will begin between May 10th and August 2nd out of airports in Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Fredericton, Saint John and Bathurst and…

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2020 Passenger Traffic at Halifax Stanfield Hit 50-Year Low

2021-01-29

Industry Calls on Federal Government to Provide Financial Support, Implement National Health Strategy for Air Sector Recovery

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Air Canada advises more air service suspensions in Atlantic Canada impacting Gander, Goose Bay and Fredericton

2021-01-13

For immediate release (HALIFAX) Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 – Atlantic Canada’s airports were advised of more air service suspensions by Air Canada that will become effective January 23rd, 2021. Both federal and provincial government imposed travel restrictions are significantly impacting the air sector. Air Canada advised that effective January 23rd, 2021, it will be suspending…

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Air Canada advises more air service cuts and station closures in Atlantic Canada

2020-12-08

For immediate release (HALIFAX) Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 – Atlantic Canada’s airports were advised today of more service cuts and station closures by Air Canada that will become effective January 11th, 2021. The second wave of COVID-19 infections is piling added pressure on a sector on the verge of collapse. Station closures are the worst-case…

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Atlantic Canada’s airports react to Federal Economic Statement

2020-12-01

For immediate release (HALIFAX) Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 – With passenger traffic down 90 percent this year compared to 2019, Atlantic Canada’s airports are anxiously awaiting further details on the air sector relief package announced in the federal government’s fiscal update on November 30. “Passengers are the major source of operating revenues for airports,” says…

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Atlantic Canada’s Airports Call for Testing

2020-11-09

Only so much air left in Bubble For immediate release (HALIFAX) Monday, November 9, 2020 – Air Canada announced third quarter results today and put on hold additional further station closures and route cuts to have further discussions with the federal government on support for the sector. Atlantic Canada is particularly vulnerable to deeper cuts…

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West Jet Slashes 100 Routes

2020-10-15
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