YOW now expects only about 2.5 million passengers to pass through its gates in 2020, down from its original forecast of 5.2 million before COVID-19 hit.
Airline says service between YOW and Alberta’s biggest city will resume July 5.
CEO says airport might have to borrow up to $150 million over the next two years to cover its operating expenses.
“I believe it will take years to build our passenger numbers back to 2019 levels,” YOW's chief told reporters, adding later: “I hope I’m wrong.”
The federal government is waiving the monthly rent paid by airport authorities to Transport Canada for the rest of the year as revenues plummet amid the COVID-19 pandemic
An ultra-low-cost air carrier will fly into Ottawa this summer with cheap flights connecting Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax and Toronto to the capital
The first scheduled flight by a European air carrier to Ottawa in 24 years is set to launch in May.
Canada’s largest charter and vacation airlines are ramping up their winter operations, directly connecting Ottawa with a growing number of sun destinations
Local business leaders told an aviation industry panel on Thursday they want faster, more direct travel to other parts of the world
A cutting-edge radar system that can detect drones small enough to fit in the palm of a hand will be tested at Ottawa’s airport starting this fall