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2014-08-06 16:20:45

Traffic increased 12.7 per cent on capacity increase of 11.4 per cent MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of July, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 86.7 per cent, versus 85.6 per cent in July 2013, an increase of 1.1 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 11.4 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for July increased 12.7 per cent. Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air...

2014-07-30 12:20:54

TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A13O0045) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a number of factors contributed to an unattended maintenance van crossing the active runway while an aircraft was landing at the Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport on 11 March 2013. There were no injuries. A Sunwing Airlines aircraft maintenance technician was in a van parked near the nose of one of the company's...

2014-07-21 08:20:54

Regional airline to serve Fredericton, New Brunswick, beginning spring 2015 CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective April 15, 2015. Flights will be operated by WestJet Encore using its fleet of 78-seat, Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. "The launch of service to Fredericton marks WestJet Encore's eastern-most destination to date," said Ferio...

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...


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