Western Aviation News annual compilation of Canadian airports finances shows the pandemic cost them $2.2 billion in 2020.
Westjet said it will restore all of its pre-COVID domestic destinations if governments continue on the path of easing travel restrictions.
“This is the single most significant challenge we have ever faced as an airport authority,” said Roger Butt, the Chair of the St. John’s International Finance and Audit Committee. “We will have to be operating at a net loss for the next few years.”
St. John’s International said Monday it would remain closed to passenger flights until Wednesday morning, more than five days after 76 cm of snow fell on the city.
Swoop will offer new service to three Atlantic provinces thanks to the arrival of its 10th Boeing 737-800NG.
Commemorations kick off Tuesday in Canada and Ireland, to mark the centennial of the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic by John Alcock and Arthur Brown.