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WestJet starts services from Toronto to Aruba

WestJet starts services from Toronto to Aruba

WestJet launches new route from Toronto Pearson Airport in Canada to Aruba in the Caribbean.

WestJet launches service from Toronto to Kingston

WestJet launches service from Toronto to Kingston

WestJet expands in the Caribbean with services from Toronto Pearson to Kingston in Jamaica.

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?


Air Canada launches new routes to the Caribbean and Mexico

Air Canada launches new routes to the Caribbean and Mexico

Air Canada now flies new routes to Holguin in Cuba, Curacao, St. Kitts and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

Delta Air Lines launches new route from Boston to Toronto

Delta Air Lines launches new route from Boston to Toronto

Delta Air Lines now flies from Boston Logan Airport to Toronto Pearson Airport in Canada.

WestJet adds first route to Puerto Rico among four new ‘winter sun’ routes

WestJet adds first route to Puerto Rico among four new ‘winter sun’ routes

Canada’s WestJet has launched four more low-frequency routes to help Canadians escape their cold winter weather.


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?

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?


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?

New airline routes launched (1-7 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (1-7 February 2011)

31 new routes launched across the world in the last week. Two different airlines moved some of its services between competing airports, but which ones? Which are the four new African routes launched? And which low-cost carrier just entered a highly competitive route?

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?