Articles Tagged ‘YHZ’
Swoop swings into the Canadian market with low fares and five initial routes, however schedules suggest that there’s room for more
Swoop, a ULCC created by WestJet, announced its first routes on 1 February, with it basing aircraft in Abbotsford and Hamilton. Schedules show that three aircraft are needed at first, but evidence suggests that a fourth may also be required, meaning more routes are likely to be confirmed soon. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look […]
WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG
WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further.
Porter Airlines begins flights to Saint John, adding to existing Fredericton and Moncton services.
Kelowna was Canada’s fastest growing major airport during H1 2017; top airports handled an extra 3.8 million passengers
Between January and June this year, Canada’s top airports transported over 61.9 million passengers, up 6.6% when compared to the same period of 2016. We look to see how each airport has developed during the first half of 2017, and where the majority of growth is taking place.
Last week anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford sat down with Dean Dacko, Business Strategist Consultant for Canada Jetlines, a planned ULCC, to discuss the carrier’s proposed business strategy, where it will serve, and how it is planning to break-up the Canadian market.
Altitude East 2017 – Atlantic Canada’s airports and airlines gather to discuss region’s aviation challenges and opportunities
Last week anna.aero was in Halifax for the Altitude East conference, the largest and most significant forum of the year for Atlantic Canada’s airport, airline and tourism professionals. Taking place between 12-14 September, and hosted by Halifax International Airport Authority, 138 delegates attended the two-day event highlighting the key issues facing Atlantic Canada airports.
Last week German regional airport Friedrichshafen beat-off competition from the likes of Melbourne, Orlando and Nice to secure its first-ever Arch of Triumph title. As the airport celebrates its landmark victory, find out whether this week’s competition will be be won by a minnow or mega-hub here!
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, […]
WestJet Encore joins Air Canada and Porter Airlines in linking the two Canadian cities.
Delta Air Lines resumes daily, year-round service between New York JFK and Halifax.
Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch
We look at how Canada’s busiest airports are developing in 2016. Which airports are growing fastest and which are shrinking? Plus an analysis of the growth by geographic markets for the country’s biggest airport.
Vancouver-Boston is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 annual searches ‒ Air Canada more likely than WestJet?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 90,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Vancouver and Boston ‒ but the route is unserved! Having launched Chicago O’Hare in June, will this be Air Canada’s next new US route?