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‘Police incident’ reported outside Vancouver International Airport

RICHMOND, B.C. – The Vancouver International Airport says there’s been a “police incident” outside its main terminal. It says it’s working with the RCMP to respond to the incident, but did not provide details. The airport says in a tweet that it’s currently “open and safe, with restricted access.” DriveBC says most major routes and…

Lake Simcoe Regional Airport Expanding into the future

Pauline and Bruce Chappell’s family have lived on their farm since 1834, before Canada was a country. Now situated beside the busy four-lane Highway 11, Chappell’s Farm is only minutes away from the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (LSRA), as well as a huge automotive park and medical advanced technology centre proposed for Oro-Medonte’s Line 7…

Eleventh-hour deal keeps Ornge flying out of Billy Bishop Airport

A last-minute reprieve with a favourable rent deal will keep the air ambulance service Ornge flying out of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport during the pandemic, officials say. Ornge’s annual rent at the downtown airport has been reset by landlord Ports Toronto to roughly $ 200,000 a year. It was a whopping $ 5 million…

Montreal airport refuellers vote in favour of New Year’s Day strike

The workers in charge of refuelling planes at Montreal’s Trudeau and Mirabel airports could walk off the job on New Year’s Day, threatening to disrupt the busy holiday travel season. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said Saturday its members have voted 99 per cent in favour of a strike unless a new…

How to Navigate the Airport Rush During the Holidays

The holiday season is the biggest travel season of the year, and traveling during the holiday season, especially with kids can be super stressful. AAA forecasted that 112.5 million people traveled in the holiday season in 2018, and sometimes it feels every single one of them is in the airport with you at once! Here…