Press Releases

October 17th, 2017 - ecurity screening improvements, rent relief, infrastructure funding, airports’ key asks of government for budget 2018

Halifax (October, 2017) – The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance heard today in Halifax that there is a need to work together to improve the system for security screening in Canada; that smaller airports in Atlantic Canada are in need of infrastructure assistance; and, that the federal government needs to change its policies on the rent it collects from airports.

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July 4th, 2017 - Canada's Airports Welcome Government of Canada's National Trade Corridors Fund

Ottawa, ON, (July 4, 2017) – Canada's airports look forward to working with the Government of Canada on its National Trade Corridors Fund, enabling all National Airport System (NAS) airports to apply for funding to support more efficient transportation corridors.

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June 9th, 2016 - Carter appointed president of the Atlantic Canada Airports Association

Halifax, NS, (June 9, 2016) – Joyce Carter, president and chief executive officer of Halifax International Airport Authority, has been appointed president of the Atlantic Canada Airports Association (ACAA).

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May 6th, 2016 - Atlantic Canada’s airports donate $35,000 to Fort McMurray relief effort

Halifax (May 6, 2016) – Atlantic Canada's airports announced today a $35,000 donation through the Canadian Red Cross in support of the Fort McMurray relief effort.

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June 17th, 2015 - Atlantic Canada’s Airports Welcome Increase in Air Service

Deer Lake, (June 17th,2015) – CEO’s of Atlantic Canada’s airports meet in Gros Morne today to discuss issues of importance to the region’s airports and air service development opportunities. Read More (PDF 305KB)

June 27th, 2014 - Jamie Schwartz elected President of Atlantic Canada Airports Association

Halifax (June 27th, 2014) – Jamie Schwartz, CEO of Deer Lake Regional Airport, was elected as President of Atlantic Canada Airports Association at its recent Annual General Meeting. Read More (PDF 318KB)

June 18th, 2013 - CEO’s of Atlantic Canada’s Airports meet in Central Newfoundland

Gander, NL (June 18th, 2013) – The CEO’s of Atlantic Canada’s Airports will meet in Port Rexton Wednesday and Thursday for their annual meeting to discuss common issues related to aviation and airports in the region. Read More (PDF 400KB)

June 6th, 2012 - Atlantic Canada’s Airports pleased with Senate Committee report on airports

Charlottetown, PEI (June 6th, 2012) – The Atlantic Canada Airports Association commended the Senate Committee on Transportation and Communications for their report on airports released yesterday titled “The Future of Canadian Air Travel: Toll Booth or Spark Plug. Read More (PDF 600KB)

June 1st, 2012 - Doug Newson Appointed President of Atlantic Canada Airports Association

Charlottetown (June 1st, 2012) – Doug Newson, CEO of Charlottetown Airport Authority was elected as President of Atlantic Canada Airports Association at the Association’s Annual General Meeting held yesterday in Fredericto. Read More (PDF 385KB)

May 31st, 2012 - New Brunswick customers driving to US border airports for cheaper airfares

Fredericton, NB (May 31st, 2012) – Atlantic Canada’s Airport CEO’s are meeting in Fredericton today to discuss issues affecting aviation competitiveness in the region. Read More (PDF 300KB)

 

 

Presentations & Submissions

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance – Pre-budget Consultations

Atlanti Canada Airport Association’s (ACAA) is pleased to offer feedback to the Standing Committee on Finance regarding what federal measures would help create a more competitive and productive Atlantic Canada economy in order for business to thrive.  Read More (PDF 579KB)

House of Commons Finance Committee Pre-Budget 2017 Submission

Atlantic Canada Airports Association’s (ACAA) is pleased to offer feedback to the Standing Committee on Finance regarding recommendations on federal tax and program spending measures that are needed to ensure economic prosperity and sustainability for Canadians.  Read More (PDF 644KB)

Atlantic Canada's Airports Fuel our Region's Economy, 2014

A summary document on the value of airports to our regional economy. This document highlights the priorities of Atlantic Canada's Airports and the key issues impacting future growth and viability in the aviation sector in Atlantic Canada. Read More (PDF 1.8MB)

The Impact of Atlantic Canada’s Airports, 2011

A summary document on the value of airports to our regional economy. This document also highlights the key issues impacting future growth and viability in the aviation sector in Atlantic Canada. Read More (PDF 1.3MB)

Presentation to the ACAP National Committee, 2011

A presentation delivered to the Airports Capital Assistance Program National Committee to outline the successes, challenges and opportunities with the national funding program. Read More (PDF 2.3MB)

Submission to the Senate Committee on Transport and Communication , 2010

Speaking notes for ACAA President Keith Collins and Treasurer David Innes to the Standing Senate Committee regarding their study of Aviation in Canada. Read More (PDF 300KB)

Working Together - Public Policy and Atlantic Canada’s Airports, 2009

A document outlining the key issues for Atlantic Canada’s Airports. Read More (PDF 4MB)

Presentation to Atlantic Gateway Federal/Provincial Committee, 2009

A presentation made to the Fed/Prov Committee for Atlantic Gateway to outline the importance of supporting airport infrastructure projects. Read More (PDF 1MB)

Pre-Budget Brief, 2009 Stimulating Airports is Stimulating the Economy

A submission to the Standing Committee on Finance Read More (PDF 500KB)

Pre-Budget Brief, 2008

A submission to the Standing Committee on Finance Read More (PDF 500KB)

Atlantic Airports in the News