NAV Canada, reversed course Thursday, promising airports with an air traffic control tower will get to keep it.
‘I’m kinda down to my last million.’ How Regina International’s cash crunch epitomizes Canada’s aviation industry
Regina International Airport has about 45 days of cash left, a poignant reminder of the struggles faced by Canada’s aviation industry.
NAV Canada is reviewing the future of air traffic control towers at six airports across the country as it looks to streamline operations and save money. The agency made the announcement as the Canadian Airports Council renewed calls for help from the federal government.
Regina International Airport is asking for $2.5 million in tax breaks over five years, particularly to attract a new flight to a U.S. hub.
Quebec City will host the 2019 Routes Americas conference, where airports will make their best pitches to attract new air services.
Despite explosive growth in the ultra low-cost sector, destinations are still limited, leaving parts of the country clamouring for lower air fares.