Canada’s Minister of Transport appeared Friday to rule out forcing airlines to reimburse travellers for cancelled flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Canadian Airports Council has issued a detailed critique of federal COVID-19 aid programs, suggesting airports need more help to survive the pandemic.
Edmonton International will cut its staff by 40% as the aviation industry sounds new warnings about increased costs due to the pandemic.
Toronto International Airport produced a $6.6 million net income in first three months of the year, before the COVID-19 pandemic’s full impact was felt.
The same day it announced layoffs affecting 25% of its staff, Vancouver International was named best airport in the 20-30 million passenger category.
Hamilton International’s Cathie Puckering sees an opportunity emerging from the COVID-19 in cargo operations.