YYZ - PIE cake

Canadian carrier Swoop launched a new weekly service between Toronto YYZ and St. Pete-Clearwater in Florida on Friday 5 November. Frequency is set to increase to 3-weekly (Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays) from the middle of January. The 1,770-kilometre route will be flown using the LCC’s 737-800s and faces no direct competition. St. Pete-Clearwater is a […]

November 9, 2021 | Latest Route News +

Canadian Air Service Market October 2021

Passenger demand in Canada, which saw a significant recovery in August, appears to have stalled in September. During last month passenger numbers through the country’s eight busiest airports were consistently between 40% and 45% of the figures from 2019, when adjusted on a rolling week basis. Capacity at 58% of 2019 levels in October Analysis […]

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, […]

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 […]