Swoop unveils 28 winter getaway routes in its 2019 winter schedule

Airline brings more sun flying to Canadians this winter, adds three aircraft to its fleet CALGARY, AB, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 25, 2019) Swoop released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from June 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020. The schedule boasts 28 winter getaway routes, including the… Read the full press release

Canadian Airports Council announces launch of new employment program for military veterans at Edmonton International Airport (EIA)

Edmonton, AB, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Program shows aviation employers how to attract veterans and veterans how to market their skills. A new employment program called Edge4Vets has begun at Edmonton International Airport (EIA). This pilot program at EIA will serve as the basis of a national program across Canada’s airports, to be… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Swoop’s 3-times-weekly service to Edmonton, Alberta

OAK now connected to Canada by Swoop, new, ultra low-cost carrier Oakland, CA, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today (January 23, 2019) announce that Oakland has been selected by ultra-low-cost Canadian carrier, Swoop, for service to Edmonton International Airport (YEG) in Alberta, Canada.  Flights will operate 3-times-weekly on Tuesday, Thursday,… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport selected by Chinese logistics firm EHL as its e-commerce hub to serve North America

EHL International Logistics Co. expansion bolsters EIA’s international trade hub status, spurring new jobs and export/import opportunities for Alberta businesses Edmonton, AB, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — EHL International Logistics Co. and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) signed an agreement on Nov. 9, 2018 in Shanghai, China, making the airport EHL’s new North American logistics… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport and Shell Aviation broke ground on two new refuelling tanks in EIA’s Cargo Village

Two, new, two-million litre tanks added for cargo use Edmonton, AB, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and fuel tenant, Shell Aviation, broke ground today (September 5, 2018) on two new, two-million litre refuelling tanks in EIA’s Cargo Village. The new tanks will be purpose-built for handling air cargo freighters. The… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Canada’s first true ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop

Airline is the first Canadian ULCC to cross the border, offering affordable service from five U.S. airports Calgary, Alberta, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop, Canada’s first true ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), today (August 02, 2018) announced its entrance into the U.S. market with five new international flight routes available for purchase through April 27, 2019…. Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport to pursue certification in pharmaceutical logistics with IATA

International Air Transport Association seal of excellence guarantees quality control Edmonton, AB, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) will become the first airport community in Canada to pursue a certification in pharmaceutical logistics with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Because pharmaceutical products are often required urgently, they are frequently shipped by air…. Read the full press release

Absolute Combustion International becomes a full member of Alberta Aerospace and Technology Center at EIA

Absolute Combustion International will design, build and test a new, 35 per cent more efficient heater for EIA’s passenger boarding gates Edmonton, AB, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Absolute Combustion International (ACI) has become a full member of Alberta Aerospace and Technology Center (AATC) located at Edmonton International Airport (EIA). ACI will be continuing the… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar to Edmonton International Airport

HMSHost brings game-day dining experience to Canadian travellers Edmonton, AB 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ —  Ready, set, eat – Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar, an exclusive new full-service dining venue by global restaurateur HMSHost is now open at Edmonton International Airport’s Domestic-International Departures Lounge. The restaurant and bar offers travellers an electric dining experience featuring game… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport and Air China Cargo announce Edmonton will be the carrier’s first scheduled freighter destination in Canada

Air China Cargo to start first Canadian scheduled freighter service Sept. 3 Edmonton, AB, 2015-7-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Local, national and international companies moving products to and from Western Canada now have a vital new link to China and the Asia-Pacific region, as Edmonton International Airport (EIA) together with Air China Cargo (ACC), today announced… Read the full press release

WestJet expands Encore service to Kamloops from Edmonton International Airport (EIA)

WestJet begins daily service between Kamloops and EdmontonWestJet begins daily service between Kamloops and Edmonton Edmonton, AB, 2015-2-19 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today announced expanded Encore service to Kamloops from Edmonton International Airport (EIA). The new daily flight will leave Edmonton at 2:45 pm and arrive in Kamloops at 3:15 pm. Edmonton-bound travelers will… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport announces significant developments that will bring $225 million in investment to the region and will create approximately 1000 jobs

Significant developments at airport contribute to provincial economy Alberta, Canada, 2015-1-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) had two significant development announcements that together will bring $225 million in investment to the region and will create approximately 1000 jobs. Ivanhoé Cambridge announced immediate leasing opportunities for a new retail centre, the Outlet Collection… Read the full press release

French airline Europe Airpost announced scheduled flights from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Glasgow and Paris‐Charles‐de‐Gaulle

The French airline Europe Airpost launches scheduled flights from Halifax to Glasgow and Paris Halifax, N.S., Canada, 2013-12-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Halifax, N.S. – Europe Airpost announces the launch of a series of scheduled flights departing from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Glasgow and Paris‐Charles‐de‐Gaulle during the 2014 summer season. Every week between July 4 and August… Read the full press release

Report: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) is valuable provincial asset worth $1.27 billion to Nova Scotia economy in 2012

Halifax, N.S., Canada, 2013-10-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) is a valuable provincial asset worth $1.27 billion to the Nova Scotia economy in 2012, according to the latest economic impact report, released today. This represents an additional $13 million in economic output over the previous year. “Together, the Airport Authority and all of our… Read the full press release