They may not necessarily be the best, but look west to find Canada’s most efficient airports. Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton took the top three places among major Canadian facilities for their management […]
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Last scheduled flight from YXD
It’s been decades in the making, but next week will finally mark the end of scheduled passenger service at Edmonton City Centre (formerly the Muni) Airport. A Northern Air flight will depart […]
Are Canadian airports hurting themselves?
There can be no doubt that, when it comes to competing with airports in the United States, Canadian airports are behind the proverbial eight-ball. Canadian airports get no subsidies from the federal […]
Low-cost competition for YVR?
How little would you pay to fly from Vancouver to Asia? Right now, it’s a small fortune, but hope is on the horizon for budget-conscious travellers. Both Air Canada and Air Transat […]
Airport Improvement Fee here to stay: YVR chief
The tax bite you pay to fly out of Vancouver won’t be going down any time soon – and it’s all because the airport wants to be the key hub for airlines […]
Tracking Western flight movements
New data from Statistics Canada shows what we reported earlier on this blog; increasing passenger numbers in Edmonton (and, we’re learning, in Calgary and Vancouver) are not translating into new flights. The […]