Articles Tagged ‘Canada’

Air Canada stronger in the US and the Caribbean; 64% of trans-border capacity out of Toronto

Air Canada stronger in the US and the Caribbean; 64% of trans-border capacity out of Toronto

While Air Canada’s labour dispute may be far from over, the government has stepped in to avoid major disruptions. But what is new since we last took a close look at the airline in 2009? Which markets have seen the biggest traffic increase? And just how much capacity is concentrated at Toronto Pearson?

Edmonton's new US departures area; transborder traffic up 8% in 2011; Heathrow flight generates 100k pax

Edmonton’s new US departures area; transborder traffic up 8% in 2011; Heathrow flight generates 100k pax

Canada’s fifth busiest airport recently opened improved facilities for its transborder (US) passengers. But how have passenger numbers developed during the last decade? Which market segment grew fastest in 2011 and which international destinations are served?

Canada's busiest airports report traffic data Q3; Montreal and Toronto lead way with 5-6% growth

Canada’s busiest airports report traffic data Q3; Montreal and Toronto lead way with 5-6% growth

Canada’s major airports are experiencing a solid, if unspectacular 2011. Most are growing, but not by much. But how does each major airport’s growth vary by geographic region, and which airport recently opened a brand new terminal designed by a globally-famous architect?


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?


UK overtakes Mexico to become second biggest country market for US travellers this summer after Canada

UK overtakes Mexico to become second biggest country market for US travellers this summer after Canada

International capacity from US airports is up around 1% this June versus last year. But which country markets are growing fastest? Which US airports offer the most international services and which have been growing fastest in the last 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?

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

Delta recently blamed overcapacity on the transatlantic for some of its financial woes in Q1, so who’s adding routes and capacity this summer compared to last? What country market is growing by more than 10% for the second year running and which airline has grown capacity most this summer?


Canadian airports see passenger numbers rise 3.7% during 2010; Air Canada and WestJet growing much faster

Canadian airports see passenger numbers rise 3.7% during 2010; Air Canada and WestJet growing much faster

Eight out of the top 10 Canadian airports have grown in 2010. Which are the two exceptions and which airport is growing fastest? But how can the nation’s two biggest carriers Air Canada and WestJet both be both growing much faster?

Canada-Cuba traffic +27% this year; explosive growth last decade

Canada-Cuba traffic +27% this year; explosive growth last decade

As Americans return from Thanksgiving, we have a look at the Cuban market, which their northern neighbours the Canadians love so much. If the political landscape changed, maybe Cuba could be the next place for US sun seekers? But exactly how has the market developed from Canada?

Canada's airports see international growth outstrip domestic routes; US routes and Air Canada still dominate

Canada’s airports see international growth outstrip domestic routes; US routes and Air Canada still dominate

How many airports in Canada offer international services? Where do Toronto’s two airports rank? Which country markets are the biggest? Which non-US destinations are served at least daily from Canada’s six busiest airports?