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2014-06-26 20:20:31

Service launches from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay and Toronto CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore today launches twice-daily service between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Ontario and four-times-daily service between Thunder Bay and Toronto. These new routes connect established service in Western Canada with WestJet Encore's first two eastern destinations, while taking one step further to making the regional carrier's network a truly national endeavour. "Connectivity,...

2014-05-15 16:21:01

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Jill Sharland has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), effective Monday, May 26, 2014. Jill joins the GTAA following a successful twenty year career at Rogers Communications. In her most recent role as Vice President, Finance for Rogers Wireless, Cable, and Business Solutions, she provided operational support, business analytics, performance management, and...

2014-05-07 20:20:40

TORONTO, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2014. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity experienced in 2013. Passenger volumes continued to grow during the first quarter of 2014 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North...

2014-05-07 12:20:53

New route from Toronto offers second non-stop destination in Brazil MONTREAL, May 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it will launch a new, non-stop service between Toronto and Rio de Janeiro beginning December 11, 2014. The year-round flights to Brazil's "Marvelous City" will complement Air Canada's existing daily non-stop service to Sao Paulo. "Air Canada is very pleased to become the only carrier offering non-stop flights between Canada and the storied...

2014-04-10 12:21:25

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today: "I have received a copy of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority's report, Toronto Pearson January 2014 Operations Disruption: Review and Recommendations. "I am reviewing the report's recommendations with great interest and expect the Airport Authority will take the steps necessary to improve contingency planning. I also urge other Canadian airport authorities,...

2014-03-19 12:22:03

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity results experienced in 2012. Passenger volumes continued to grow during 2013 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North America's second...

2014-01-20 16:20:15

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Howard Eng, President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) announced today that Brian Gabel, the GTAA's Vice President and Chief Financial Officer has provided notice of resignation effective March 31, 2014. Mr. Gabel will assume the position of Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, at the Canadian Public Accountability Board, Canada's auditor regulator. "When Brian shared this news with me, it was clear that this is an...

2014-01-15 20:20:19

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced support for a review of the disruptions that occurred at Pearson International Airport. The review will be conducted by an ad hoc committee of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) board of directors. WestJet looks forward to participating in the process as it moves forward. "Toronto Pearson is WestJet's second busiest airport with more than 83 flights departing daily to 52 destinations and we look forward to...


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