Articles Tagged ‘Montreal’
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
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?
Air Canada and its partner Jazz operate over 330 aircraft, many on domestic routes. But what share of capacity is dedicated to the domestic market? Which regional market has shrunk the most in 2009 and how dominant are routes to London among transatlantic services?
351 airlines and airports attended ACl-North America’s JumpStart Air Service Development Program of 1-on-1 airline-airport meetings including around 50 planners from 21 airlines with every major legacy and low cost represented. Aéroports de Montréal hosted the event which was staged in tandem with ACI-NA’s Marketing and Communications Conference. As usual we awarded “annies” to memorable presentations and exhibits.
Montreal still ranks third (just) among Canadian airports and is benefiting from international traffic growth. Which services has it lost and gained in the last year? Which airlines are the busiest (after Air Canada) and which transatlantic route starts next week?
Canada’s busiest domestic route sees Air Canada taking on Westjet and more recently Porter Airlines. Westjet should be cheaper than Air Canada but is it? And how much more does Porter charge for the privilege of travelling from Toronto’s downtown harbourfront airport? We struggle through some unfriendly websites to bring you the figures.
It took three years for traffic to recover from ‘9/11′, but finally Montreal’s traffic is booming once more. With traffic no longer split between two airports, new carriers and new routes are helping Montreal to grow quickly. How dominant is Air Canada? Which are the Top 10 routes? What role is WestJet playing?