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DIEPPE – The Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM) is pleased to announce the opening of a larger terminal space for Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) processing. The YQM designation has increased from an Airport of Entry (AOE) 225 to AOE/300, allowing the CBSA to provide screening services and process aircraft with up to 300 passengers (including the crew). This newly renovated area provides YQM the ability to receive more trans-border and international flights.

The renovations took place over the summer period and were just recently completed. Airport Authority President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Bernard LeBlanc, said “This newly renovated space allows us to accommodate even more international travellers and flights at the same time and will be a good customer service incentive when attracting airlines to offer flights to the US, the Caribbean and trans-Atlantic.”

The Regional Director General for CBSA in Atlantic Region, Calvin Christiansen, stated that “The CBSA always strives to provide service excellence to every traveller. The improvements made to the CBSA area at the Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport will certainly facilitate the work performed by our officers, enabling an efficient airport experience, while maintaining safety and security at our borders.”

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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

CBSA Atlantic Region Media Relations
902-426-0900
CommunicationsATL@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
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