Articles Tagged ‘Halifax’

Halifax Airport passed 3.9 million passengers in 2016, its best year for growth this decade; airport to host Altitude East 2017 in September

Halifax Airport passed 3.9 million passengers in 2016, its best year for growth this decade; airport to host Altitude East 2017 in September

Halifax Airport witnessed its traffic rise by 5.6% in 2016, the airport’s best year for growth this decade. We take a closer look at the developments of this Nova Scotia airport over the past few years, with Halifax ready to host the largest and most significant forum of the year for Atlantic Canada’s airport, airline, […]

Canada's busiest airports report 3.2% growth in Q2 2012

Canada’s busiest airports report 3.2% growth in Q2 2012

Canada’s major airports have reported lower growth in Q2 than in Q1 this year, but which airports still reported growth of over 5%? Which airports are doing best (and worst) in each market segment so far this year? And which African airline has launched flights to Toronto?

Canada's busiest airports report 5.4% growth in Q1 2012

Canada’s busiest airports report 5.4% growth in Q1 2012

Canada’s airports have seen traffic grow by a healthy 5% in the first three months of this year. But which are the fastest-growing airports, how much are the domestic, transborder and international markets growing at each of the top eight airports, and which airlines will be introducing new services at the biggest airports?


Key stakeholders (including $1bn lobster industry) meet to plan future air services from Atlantic Canada airports

Key stakeholders (including $1bn lobster industry) meet to plan future air services from Atlantic Canada airports

anna.aero’s intrepid Editor was in Halifax, Nova Scotia this week attending Altitudes East. What did he learn about Air Canada’s future plans? What has Porter Airlines recently celebrated? And which hit songwriter provided musical entertainment for guests at the Fisheries Museum in Lunenberg?

Halifax and St. John's are leading members of Canadian Atlantic Airports Association; Air Canada has 60% of seats

Halifax and St. John’s are leading members of Canadian Atlantic Airports Association; Air Canada has 60% of seats

Fourteen airports are members of the Canadian Atlantic Airports Association with Halifax and St. John’s the two largest. How many airlines serve these airports and which international markets are served non-stop? And what significant event is taking place in Halifax next week?

Leading Canadian airports report traffic figures for 2011 H1; Montreal Trudeau and Toronto Pearson lead way

Leading Canadian airports report traffic figures for 2011 H1; Montreal Trudeau and Toronto Pearson lead way

Canada’s airports have mostly had an undramatic start to 2011 in terms of passenger growth. But looking at the domestic, transborder and international segments which of the country’s top eight airports have performed best (and worst) in each of these regional categories so far this year?


Canadian airports grew by 4% in 2010; Montreal leads way in 2011 as Air Canada returns to Toronto City airport

Canadian airports grew by 4% in 2010; Montreal leads way in 2011 as Air Canada returns to Toronto City airport

Canada’s airports had a decent 2010 but which major airport grew fastest? What’s happening so far in 2011? What explains Halifax’s traffic spike in February? What trend is continuing at both Air Canada and WestJet? And what new development has taken place at Toronto’s downtown City airport?

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Air travel at Canada’s airports has shown little growth yet both Air Canada and WestJet have seen an increase in demand (RPMs). How can this be? How dominant are these two carriers at Canada’s top airports?

Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010

Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010

Which of Canada’s leading airports performed best and worst last year? Did any report growth in 2009? How quickly (or not) have Air Canada and WestJet been expanding?