Icelandair expanded its Canada network with the introduction of seasonal flights between Reykjavik and Halifax on Friday 31 May. The 3,305-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays with the 737 MAX 8 aircraft until 14 October. The carrier faces no competition between the two cities. Flight FI607 departs Reykjavik’s Keflavik Airport […]

June 6, 2024 | Latest Route News +


BermudAir commenced operations between Bermuda and Halifax on Saturday 25 May. The 1,395-kilometre service will be operated weekly with the 66-seat E175 aircraft. The airline faces no competition on the route. Flight 2T801 takes off from Bermuda at 08:15 local time, arriving in Baltimore at 10:40 local time. The return service, operating as flight 2T552, departs the Nova Scotia airport […]

June 3, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Lynx Air at Halifax

The capital and largest city in Nova Scotia, Halifax welcomed 3.10 passengers in 2022. As shown below, the airport’s traffic in 2022 versus 2019 was, of course, dragged down by the domestic market, mainly because of reductions by Air Canada and WestJet. The transborder US market was the least recovered percentagewise (-78.1%), not helped by […]

Canadian Passenger Demand

Passenger demand in Canada is finally starting to recover. Latest passenger figures collected by CATSA at Canada’s eight busiest airports shows a rapid improvement since early June. At that time demand was only at 10% of the 2019 figure. However, by the end of August, demand was up to around 45% of the pre-pandemic figure, […]