Hamilton Airport

Icelandic carrier PLAY has announced its first destination in Canada, Hamilton. The airport is 85 kilometres from central Toronto and 115 kilometres from Buffalo, New York. It is also the closest Canadian airport to Niagara Falls and is nearer to other big Ontario cities, like London and Kitchener, than Toronto YYZ. Keflavik-Hamilton will operate daily […]

Tamara Vrooman

Air Service One talks with Vancouver International Airports President and Chief Executive Officer, Tamara Vrooman about the challenges that YVR has faced in rebuilding its traffic back to 80% of pre pandemic levels, its longstanding airline relationships and plans for the future. Q: What have been the particular challenges faced by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) […]

October 13, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America

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Vancouver Island lies, not surprisingly, to the west of Vancouver on Canada’s Pacific coast. It is home to around 865,000 people, with just under half of those living in the capital, Victoria. The island has a number of water-based airports enabling seaplanes to operate between the island and Vancouver, but there are also a number […]

YXX

Abbotsford International Airport (IATA code YXX) is located in the Fraser Valley, around 65 kilometres east of Vancouver and very close to the Canada/US border. With a population of just under 150,000, Abbotsford is the largest city in the province of dBritish Columbia outside of the Vancouver metropolitan area. The airport lies just outside of […]

Canada sees significant demand

Canada’s commercial aviation industry has been slow to recover from the pandemic as the government introduced severe restrictions, even on domestic travel. Last autumn passenger numbers were at around 15% of the level of 2019. Between February and May of this year that figure had fallen to less than 10%, according to passenger data collected […]