Vancouver International Airport said Tuesday its passenger numbers in April dropped almost 97% from the same month in 2019, suggesting traffic fell more during the pandemic than has previously been reported.
The same day it announced layoffs affecting 25% of its staff, Vancouver International was named best airport in the 20-30 million passenger category.
Vancouver International Airport – Canada’s largest hub to the Asia-Pacific region – is preparing to close more than half of its terminal due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new information released Friday.
Cathay Pacific will close its Vancouver crew base – its last remaining Canadian base – by the end of June, leaving 149 people without work.
Propelled by an unexpectedly strong December, Vancouver International Airport set a passenger record in 2019.
As Canada’s first case of coronavirus was confirmed Monday, officials at the country’s largest airports ramped up efforts to stop any further spread of the contagion and reassure nervous passengers. The infection […]