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CAC Calls for Federal Commitment to Recovery

CAC Calls for Federal Commitment to Recovery

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) said this week that without a strong federal commitment to a comprehensive aviation recovery plan, the air sector and Canada’s overall business competitiveness face considerable risk. Canadian airport, aviation and business stakeholders held a virtual forum to discuss how Canadian aviation can regain its footing….

CAC Lauds Fed Support, Says More is Needed

CAC Lauds Fed Support, Says More is Needed

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) said this week that it welcomed the release of the details of the federal government’s aid for domestic airports but added the Ottawa government must be prepared to take further action, given the continued impact of ongoing air travel restrictions. Government officials provided details on…

CAC: Government Support “Positive First Step”

CAC: Government Support “Positive First Step”

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) this week called the federal governments measures to support airports a positive first step and said the nation’s airports are ready to work with the officials in Ottawa to implement air sector relief. The November 30th Fall Economic Statement issued by the federal government includes…

Canadian Government to Negotiate Industry Support

Canadian Government to Negotiate Industry Support

…begin this week. While initial efforts are expected to focus on airlines, the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) reacted positively to the news of possible assistance, and outlined its key needs. “After nearly eight months of financial crisis, and eight months of engagement with the federal government, Canada’s airports are pleased…

Canada Airports Optimistic After PM Calls for Spending

Canada Airports Optimistic After PM Calls for Spending

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) said it looked forward to working with the Canada government on additional support for domestic airports following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “Speech from the Throne” requesting more spending on Canadian industries. “This is not the time for austerity,” Trudeau said in his speech this week,…