Articles Tagged ‘YYJ’

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport handled 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, returning to growth after two years of declining traffic. Figures for 2018 suggest that it was on target to exceed 7.80 million passengers by the end of December. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Albertan airport’s network developments.

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Things are hotting up on the Canadian ULCC scene. Flair Airlines was the first ultra-low fare new entrant in the country’s domestic market and has since been joined by Swoop. With Canada Jetlines expected to start operations in 2019, Nick Preston reviews Flair Airlines’ network and its growing competition.

Air Canada Rouge commences three Canadian domestic connections

Air Canada Rouge commences three Canadian domestic connections

Air Canada Rouge launches Montreal to Victoria; Toronto Pearson gets Kamloops and Nanaimo services.


Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

Air North navigates between Whitehorse and Victoria

Air North navigates between Whitehorse and Victoria

Air North adds twice-weekly service between the two airports – one weekly service operates via Kelowna. 

WestJet's Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links

WestJet’s Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links

WestJet offered nearly 5.2 million seats from Calgary in 2017, an increase of 2.5% when compared to the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the airline’s network developments from the Canadian airport since 2008, including its growth trends and leading domestic and international links.


Toronto City – Canada's biggest city's secretive downtown airport; Porter Airlines dominates

Toronto City – Canada’s biggest city’s secretive downtown airport; Porter Airlines dominates

Like many of the world’s biggest mega-conurbations, Toronto has a downtown and perhaps less well-known airport, called City (also known as Billy Bishop Airport). Marc Watkins takes a look at the operationally-restricted airport’s traffic split between its two incumbent airlines, as well as its biggest airport pairs.

Kelowna was Canada's fastest growing major airport during H1 2017; top airports handled an extra 3.8 million passengers

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.

Victoria Airport traffic up 19% in three years; domestic market growing the quickest; Delta Air Lines returns with Seattle-Tacoma service

Victoria Airport traffic up 19% in three years; domestic market growing the quickest; Delta Air Lines returns with Seattle-Tacoma service

Victoria Airport in 2016 welcomed just under 1.86 million passengers. This is up 19% from the total of 1.56 that travelled through the airport in 2013. We take a closer look at market developments, and what airlines are doing from the British Columbia airport. 


Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch

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.

Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tacoma international traffic growing 22% year-on-year; next Delta/Virgin Atlantic Airways partnership destination

Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tacoma international traffic growing 22% year-on-year; next Delta/Virgin Atlantic Airways partnership destination

During the past year, Delta Air Lines has added eight routes from its Seattle-Tacoma hub, while also dropping one. Since its merger with Northwest Airlines was completed in 2010, the carrier has gone on to carry 5.8 million international passengers from the airport. anna.aero looks at the international traffic breakdown, and what are the airline’s […]

NewLeaf adds a further 11 Canadian domestic routes

NewLeaf adds a further 11 Canadian domestic routes

NewLeaf adds routes from Hamilton, Kelowna, Edmonton, Kamloops and Winnipeg – now serves 11 Canadian destinations.