Articles Tagged ‘Canada’

Air Transat turns 25; shifts capacity with the seasons

Air Transat turns 25; shifts capacity with the seasons

Canada’s Air Transat has operated for quarter of a century, quietly growing its operation to become the ninth biggest airline across the North Atlantic this summer. But how has the carrier fared in the turbulent last decade? To what extent does it change its network depending on the season? And which two European countries account […]

Ottawa expects over six million annual passengers by 2020; Delta recently launched New York flights from LaGuardia

Ottawa expects over six million annual passengers by 2020; Delta recently launched New York flights from LaGuardia

Canada’s capital is served by only the sixth busiest airport in the country, but how has traffic developed in the last 15 years? How seasonal is traffic, which are the leading airlines, and how much competition is there on the busiest domestic routes?

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?


Porter makes Washington its latest US destination from Toronto City; passengers up 35% to over 2 million in 2011

Porter makes Washington its latest US destination from Toronto City; passengers up 35% to over 2 million in 2011

Canada’s Porter is growing fast from its home base at Toronto City, but which are its biggest routes? What (limited) competition does it now face, and which routes did it start during the last year? Which new US routes are on the airline’s radar, and by how much did load factors improve in 2011?

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?