Nominations Now Open for ACI-NA's Most Prestigious Award
ACI-NA is seeking nominations for the 2016 William E. Downes, Jr. Memorial Award, which recognizes outstanding excellence in the field of airport management in the U.S. and Canada. The recipient will be honored during the ACI-NA World Conference & Exhibition on September 27 in Montreal, Canada.
The deadline submission is Friday, April 29th.
Non-stop YYC - Beijing Flights to begin in June 2016
The Calgary Airport Authority and Hainan Airlines announced new non-stop scheduled passenger service connecting Calgary International Airport (YYC) with Beijing, China beginning June 30, 2016.
When fully implemented, the service is expected to create the equivalent of more than 625 full-time jobs and $31 million in wages, and generate $76.24 million in gross domestic product contributions each year.
Edmonton International Airport receives two environmental LEED GOLD certifications
Edmonton International Airport (EIA) has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for the South Terminal Domestic/International/Transborder Expansion and LEED Gold certification for the new Central Tower.
Stantec designed the South Terminal expansion and worked with EIA to achieve one of the airport's core values - sustainability. This is the first LEED Gold certification for an airport terminal in Canada.
Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA provides 12,600 jobs and has an economic impact of over $2.2 billion added to the regional economy.
Halifax Stanfield Partners with ReachAbility
Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to partner with the Bluenose-Ability Film Festival (BAFF) to showcase three award winning films throughout the terminal. ReachAbility is a culture of acceptance dedicated to enriching and empowering individuals and the community through a fair, equitable and inclusive environment.
Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is a major economic generator valued at over $1.3 billion to the provincial economy, annually serves over 3.6 million passengers and processes more than 32,000 metric tonnes of cargo.
Halifax Stanfield Forms Airport Watch Group
Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) now has a group of volunteers assisting to keep the airport safe and secure - the Halifax Airport Watch (HAW).
is made up of aviation enthusiasts who've teamed up with HIAA Security.
Airports' Growth Continues
2015 was a strong year, with many airports reporting growth. World-wide, traffic grew by 6% in October 2015; air freight volumes up marginally by 0.3.
Edmonton International Airport
has second-strongest year ever: Nearly 8 million passengers, new air service and investment.
Fredericton International Airport
traffic grows by 10 per cent in 2015.
Almost 350,000 passengers travelled through the Fredericton International Airport in 2015 - more than ever before.
Prince George Sees Record Breaking Passenger Numbers in 2015
Almost half a million passengers - 470,849 -- used Prince George Airport in 2016, an increase of 5.6% over 2104.