Tag: Canada

dnata opens state-of-the-art facility in Vancouver

dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, continues to expand its global catering network. The company commenced operations in Canada by opening a new, 48,000ft2 (4,460m²) facility at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). dnata's latest expansion represents a multi-million dollar ...

Victoria International Airport opens new terminal expansion project

Victoria Airport Authority (VAA) in Canada has opened the first phase of a $19.4 million project to expand the lower passenger departure lounge. Victoria International Airport (YYJ)experienced strong passenger growth over the past five years which, coupled with the use of larger aircraft in exis...

Vancouver increases airport improvement fee to meet future growth

Vancouver Airport Authority president and CEO Craig Richmond said last week in an address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, that Vancouver International Airport (YVR) will be increasing its airport improvement fee (AIF). The move has been made to meet forecasted growth and ensure the air...

Wirpo pens five-year IT and business transformation contract with Montreal airports

IT firm Wipro has signed a five-year strategic IT and business transformation contract with Aéroports de Montréal (ADM). ADM runs Montréal-Trudeau International Airport, the third-largest airport in Canada, and International Aérocity of Mirabel, and Wipro’s integrated service delivery mode...

VIDEO: Vancouver International Airport celebrates start of expansion works

VIDEO: Vancouver International Airport celebrates start of expansion works

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's International Terminal Building, known as Pier D. The event marked the completion of the structural phase of the building, which remains on schedule to open in ...

NAV CANADA to install time-based spacing system at Toronto

Intelligent Approach - the innovative air traffic control system that dynamically separates arriving aircraft by time instead of distance - is being installed at the Toronto Area Control Centre to help improve flight punctuality at Canada’s busiest airport, Toronto Pearson. The project will se...

Winnipeg unveils North America’s first autonomous airport snowplow

Yesterday, Canadian gateway Winnipeg Richardson International Airport introduced 'Otto' - the first autonomous airport snowplow in North America. The plow is the result of a partnership with Manitoba companies Northstar Robotics Inc. and Airport Technologies Inc. (ATI). 'Otto' is a specially d...

Cargojet buys ground handling and GSE company at Mirabel airport

Canadian freighter carrier Cargojet has purchased a ground handling and GSE company at Mirabel International Airport in Québec for approximately C$3million. The agreement to purchase includes all company assets and assumes all current lease arrangements. No details of the name of the company it bo...

BEUMER-PCL awarded GTAA baggage 2025 contract

PLC Construction in North America has in joint venture with the BEUMER Group signed a master agreement with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) for Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Baggage 2025 initiative. Construction on the first four work packages is about to begin with comp...

New self-bag-drop installation in Montréal-Trudeau

Canada’s Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL) – just like Toronto Airport – is now utilising automated baggage handling from Materna intelligent passenger solutions (ips) ready to meet the needs of substantial increases in passenger numbers. A total of 16 self-bag-drop kiosks have been in operatio...

New restaurants opened at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

SSP Canada has opened three restaurants at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) offering an expansive range of high quality, locally-inspired food and beverages to travellers. The new restaurants—OBISPO, Balzac’s Coffee Roasters and Market@416 – were officially launched at the newly-desi...

ATS Vancouver operation a finalist in key local awards

Airport Terminal Services’ (ATS) Vancouver (YVR) team were named a top finalist in the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards. The awards recognize distinguished Richmond businesses in 10 different categories and received over 200 nominations. ATS was one of the top three fin...

Parking inventory service available to use at Toronto Pearson

As an extension of its recent Toronto-wide launch, ParkWhiz is providing travelers at Toronto Pearson International Airport a new way to park at the airport. Starting today, travelers heading to the largest airport in Canada can find, reserve and pay for parking in advance through the ParkWhiz an...

Canadian govt investing in infrastructure at Halifax Airport

The Canadian government has announced it will be investing in the infrastructure at Halifax Stanfield International Airport including the construction of a new cargo facility. A press release set forth this plan. It reads: "The quality of transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of trade ...

Canada’s airport welcome new federal council to boost visitor economy

The Canadian Airports Council today welcomed the announcement of an Advisory Council on Jobs and the Visitor Economy to assist Minister of Tourism and Official Languages Melanie Joly in the development of a tourism strategy by next summer. As a major air transport stakeholder, Canada’s airports...

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