BNN Bloomberg: The travel sector will be ‘one of the last to get back up’ post pandemic: Canadian Airports Council
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
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.
Toronto Pearson offers Healthy Airport, which includes a strategic partnership with BlueDot, a leader in advanced data analytics and technologies to predict and monitor infectious disease risks.
Vancouver International Airport has implemented YVR TAKEcare, which places industry-leading health, safety and cleaning practices and protocols at the forefront of airport processes.
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.