Western Aviation News annual compilation of Canadian airports finances shows the pandemic cost them $2.2 billion in 2020.
Flair announced it will expand its summer 2022 capacity by 33%, with a particular focus on new routes from Edmonton, Alberta.
Swoop says it will return to Victoria this summer, as trends point to increased domestic tourism post-pandemic.
The pandemic has hit Victoria, a city famed for its beauty and charm on Vancouver Island, particularly hard. Traffic in April and May was down 98%. Passenger numbers recovered somewhat in June and that trend has continued into the summer.
Britain’s legendary Red Arrows begin a North American charm offensive next week, less than three months before a planned Brexit.