News Listings for Edmonton International

  • Alberta FBO

    News | 04 Jul 2005 23:00

    <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Executive Flight Centre has opened a C$5 million ($4 million) fixed-based operation at Edmonton International airport in </SPAN><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State><st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Alberta</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">, with Canadian charter operator North Cariboo Air as anchor tenant. </SPAN><st1:place><st1:PlaceName><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Enterprise</SPAN></st1:PlaceName><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </SPAN><st1:PlaceName><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Jet</SPAN></st1:PlaceName><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </SPAN><st1:PlaceType><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Center</SPAN></st1:PlaceType></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> at Houston Hobby airport, </SPAN><st1:
  • Canada admits to weak regulation

    News | 27 Jun 2005 23:00

    <P><STRONG>Transport Safety Board report into 2004 off-runway landing highlights deficiencies in visibility minima and lighting<?xml:namespace prefix = u1 /><u1:p></u1:p></STRONG></P> <P>The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place>Canada</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> says weaknesses in visibility regulations may have contributed to an off-runway landing by a First Air Boeing 737-200 on <st1:date Month="2" Day="25" Year="2004"><st1:date Month="2" Day="25" Year="2004">25 February 2004</st1:date></st1:date>.</P> <P>In its final report on the accident, at <st1:State><st1:place><st1:State><st1:place>Alberta</st1:place></st1:State></st1:place></st1:State>’s Edmonton International airport, the TSB says specified visibility minima “may be deficient under certain weather conditions. In this case, the runway lighting ava
  • Airports

    News | 20 Jul 1999 23:00

    Aeroports de Paris, the operator of Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, has signed a partnership agreement with Chateauroux-Deols Airport to study the potential of the latter to handle increased freight traffic. Chateauroux-Deols is located in the Paris area and offers a 24h operation. Passenger numbers at London Luton Airport rose 33% in the first six months of the year to 2.29 million. Scheduled services make up 77% of the traffic. Frankfurt Main Airport is to invest DM100 million ($52 million) in Philippine International Air Terminals, the consortium that will build and operate the new terminal 3 at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Construction is due to start early next year and should be complete by July 2002. A R24-million ($4 million) cargo facility at Cape Town International Airport in South Africa is expected to expand dramatically the cargo-handling capabilities of the Western Cape's major airport. Construction on the new 11,000m2 (118,000ft2) cargo centre, sit
  • Rocky passage

    News | 25 Apr 1995 23:00

    <p>A second wave of airport privatisation is now well under way in Canada, involving Toronto's Pearson International Airport, Ottawa's Macdonald-Cartier International and Winnipeg International. </p> <p>Negotiations between the Canadian Department of Transport and the airports began earlier this year and, assuming that they go well, the Federal Government is expected to transfer control to the newly created Canadian Airport Authorities at each airport by 1 April, 1996. Four airport groups were privatised in 1992 under a similar policy, and such authorities now run airports at Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Montreal (where two airports, Dorval and Mirabel, are managed by a single authority). </p> <p>Under the National Airports Policy unveiled in 1994, Canadian Transport Minister Douglas Young is encouraging all 26 of Canada's core airports to form authorities. </p> <p>The authorities represent community interests (business, labour and local government) and are accountable to the pu