Ottawa's airport looks to regain altitude as airlines re-establish routes, new carriers enter market
Ottawa International Airport Authority CEO Mark Laroche urged residents Monday to book tickets if they want to convince airlines to add more routes to the nation’s capital to their lists.
Announcement comes just weeks after Vankleek Hill brewery signed on to become the exclusive beer provider for the Toronto-based airline.
Beau’s Lug Tread ale will headline a rotating selection of the brewer’s products that will now be offered as part of the airline’s complimentary in-flight beverage service.
Added competition stemming from the carrier’s growth to Toronto Pearson airport will be good news for travellers, analyst says
Toronto-based carrier announced it will restart its operations in phases, with Ottawa among four Canadian cities where Porter will initially resume flights on Sept. 8.
Toronto-based airline currently employs about 100 people in the capital.
Toronto-based carrier blamed the latest deferral on a recent surge in COVID-19 cases and ongoing travel restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the virus.
The airline had already reduced the frequency of flights between Ottawa and the Nova Scotia city from once daily to twice weekly during the pandemic.
Airline said extension of mandatory quarantine order for travellers entering or returning to Canada, continued border closures and the ongoing Atlantic Canada travel bubble, were “key factors” in its…
PAL Airlines says new five-day-a-week service connecting St. John’s with Moncton, N.B., will be extended to Ottawa once restrictions on travel to Atlantic Canada are lifted.