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Greater Moncton, N.B. – Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM) saw its best month ever in August 2018 and if this trend continues 2018 should be our best year ever. YQM saw an 8.3% passenger traffic increase this past August, continuing a positive overall trend for New Brunswick’s largest airport. We also saw a significant increase in international cargo activity with over 400 tonnes of product shipped on Kalitta Air flights in August and September.

So far, year to date, the airport has welcomed 475,785 passengers, more than any other airport in New Brunswick achieved in all of 2017. We’re proud to offer 20 daily (Monday-Friday) departures to major Canadian centres such as Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Ottawa through our partner airline carriers which include Air Canada, WestJet and Porter Airlines.

“We are very proud to share this great news with the community as we are dedicated to continue working hard at retaining as many flight options and always aim at getting added frequency on existing routes as well as pursuing other route opportunities.” said Bernard LeBlanc, the airport’s President and CEO. “We are extremely grateful for the continued support of our travelers, airlines, and our partners in the business community, together we have made it possible for us to continue increasing our air service.”

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About Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM)

YQM is a progressive airport and the leading airport in the central Maritimes. 24/7/365 – everyone associated with the airport strives to provide superior air service to passengers travelling all over the world and to the global cargo industry -safe, convenient, efficient, bilingual and businesslike.
YQM also strives to maximize its contribution to local and regional economic and community development – it currently drives over $665 million of economic activity annually, making it one of the top private-sector economic contributors to New Brunswick’s economy.

Your economy. Your airport.

For more information:
Julie Pondant
Corporate Communications Specialist
506-856-5459 or 506-962-2830
jpondant@cyqm.ca

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