March 8, 2021 – Daniel-Robert Gooch, president of Canadian Airports Council, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss what the travel sector needs from the federal government to avoid large job losses and possible closures amid the pandemic.
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What to expect on your next journey
London International Airport has implemented Flight Path to Recovery, enhancing existing measures and implementing new initiatives and processes that will ensure passengers remain safe while travelling through the airport.
Toronto Pearson has launched When You’re Ready to Travel, which describes the new airport experience for travellers.
Vancouver International Airport has new information on Travel Planning to help travellers prepare for their trip and journey through YVR.
Winnipeg Richardson International Airport has implemented the New YWG Travel Experience , a step-by-step guide to help passengers know what to expect each step of the way.
Calgary International Airport has launched #FlyHealthyYYC, focused on delivering a safe and healthy airport for workers and travellers.
Edmonton International Airport is EIA Ready, a commitment to make the airport as clean and safe as possible.
Montréal-Trudeau International Airport has launched Travel With Confidence, providing a series of measures and tips for travellers.
Victoria International Airport has launched TravelSafe YYJ Program, the airport’s commitment to travellers.
Kelowna International Airport is welcoming back passengers with a series of new health and safety initiatives at YLW to ensure the public can feel confident when travelling through the airport.
Nanaimo Airport has produced a “Safe Travels” video that showcases the initiatives they have taken to keep passengers and employees safe
Submissions and presentations
News and views
Op Eds, Statements and Releases
COVID-19 Aviation Industry Briefing Webinar by Daniel-Robert Gooch, International Airport Review –
Reconnecting Canada to the world post virus by Daniel-Robert Gooch
Keeping essential workers and goods moving by air today and tomorrow by Jarred Cohen, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Feds need to step up support for airports by Angela Gittens and Daniel-Robert Gooch
Select Media Coverage
Aéroport de Québec: le tiers des travailleurs sont licenciés de manière permanente. Le Journal de Québec
Longer lines, higher fares and no booze: Flying is about to get more aggravating, The Canadian Press
Airport Improvement Fees could skyrocket without government aid Western Aviation News
Resources and Information
ArriveCAN App: Use this mobile app to speed up your arrival process in Canada and spend less time with border and public health officers.