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April 9, 2020


Update from Greater Moncton International Airport Authority

Greater Moncton International Airport Authority (GMIAA) is continuing to monitor developments related to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The health and wellness of our passengers, visitors, business partners and employees are our top priority.

Airline Operations

Reminder that our airline schedule may change at anytime, passengers are asked to contact their airline for the latest information about their flight.


1 frequency daily to Toronto (YYZ) with the exception of no flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays starting April 18 until May 2


All flights to Ottawa (YOW), Toronto (YYZ), Montreal (YUL) and Halifax (YHZ) are suspended until May 31


All flights are suspended until May 31


All southbound flights from YQM with Air Transat are cancelled for the season

All southbound flights from YQM with Sunwing have been suspended until April 30


Related News from our Business Partners: 

The Relay store inside the Airport Terminal Building is closed until further notice.

Food and beverage services at our airport will consist solely of vending machines until further notice. They will continue to be restocked on a regular basis as required.

New border measures for non-essential travel have been implemented to limit the spread of COVID-19. Foreign nationals cannot enter Canada if they arrive from a foreign country other than the USA.  For all exceptions and more info

Foreign nationals wishing to enter Canada via the United States, cannot have been outside of the USA for the 14 days prior to entry or to make a claim for refugee protection. All travel must be considered essential.  For all exceptions and more info on COVID-19:

Process changes to travellers arriving in #Canada by air from international destinations to help ensure the safety and security of Canadians.  For more information:

#NowIsNotTheTime to cross the border to visit at-risk loved ones in another country where you aren’t a citizen or PR. Staying home and following @GovCanHealth guidelines will help #FlattenTheCurve.  For more information

#NowIsNotTheTime for #Easter or #Passover travel to celebrate the holidays with family or friends. This is considered non-essential. You help fight the spread of COVID-19 and keep others safe when you #StayHome  For more information:

Are you a Porter Pass holder? We’re moving the expiration of all current passes to June 30, 2021, to give you enough opportunity to use them. Don’t worry, we’ve already updated the system, so you don’t have to.


Related News:

Wonderful partner air carriers! You make us all proud!

CargoJet @CargoJetAirways  It is an honour to serve Canada #Cargojet is deploying its entire team of air cargo professionals to fight COVID-19. We are flying much needed supplies across North America & with @AirCanada we are ready to fly medical supplies from China. Thank you Hon. Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau

Cargo business continues at #MonctonYQM with a beautiful @AtlasAirWW Boeing 747 on April 7 transporting approx. 62 tonnes of live lobster bound for Hangzhou, China. A wonderful sight during these difficult economic times! #Moncton



Good news during these difficult times! #MonctonYQM is pleased to now be welcoming @ChronoAviation charter flights. You can’t miss their very unique-looking black Boeing 737s!

Don’t forget to wave if you see one flying overhead! #Moncton


Joyce Carter @HIAACEO Apr 3 There’s something special about ‘s #EastCoast & our @ACAirports friends are a big part of that. Thank you for rising to the occasion during these challenging times. We look forward to coming out of this, together. #COVID19 #WeAreAviation

We Are Aviation @enviroaero Apr 4  #WeAreAviation and we are ready to be a key part of the COVID-19 recovery by reconnecting the world. #StayStrong #OperationReConnect

In #aviation, we truly love what we do. Let’s support our colleagues around the globe during these difficult times.  View video: We Are Aviation

International Air Transport Association (IATA)  #DidYouKnow 🧐 On average, 1 airline job supports 24 jobs in the wider economy.  The #airline industry’s survival is crucial for those who work in the industry as well as the range of people & industries supported by it. ✈️

Atlantic Airports @ACAirports April 7 – NB airport CEOs on the challenging circumstances our industry faces from COVID-19 and their determination to see their airport organizations through this time and begin planning for economic recovery.

Thank you to the nice people over at SE Mutual Insurance Company for their kind donation of some delicious Easter treats to thank our hard-working airport staff for keeping #MonctonYQM operations going during these unprecedented times. #Moncton



Our hard-working and dedicated #MonctonYQM staff are keeping us going during this unprecedented time! Some are here at the airport, while others are working from home. Thanks to all of them! As always, safety is our top concern! #Moncton




Related Government News: 

Reminder for #Easter weekend: our official global travel advisory is in place until further notice. If you decide to travel despite our advice, you may have difficulty coming home and your insurance may not cover you.

To get through this together, we must all stay apart. #PhysicalDistancing saves lives – do your part! #StayHomeSaveLives. #COVID19 #FlattenTheCurve

If you are, or have a family member who is, a returning #snowbird, remind them they must…

  • Self-Isolate for 14 days
  • Monitor your health
  • Wash your hands and cover your coughs with your arm. More info:

We are working to help as many Canadians as possible return home, but some may have to remain outside of the country for an indeterminate period. Advice for Canadians abroad.  For more info:

To keep up to date with all the transportation-related measures we’re taking in response to COVID-19, check out our webpage:

It isn’t yet known how long the virus causing COVID-19 lives on surfaces, however, early evidence suggests it can live on objects and surfaces from a few hours to days. #flattenthecurve.  Make sure you’re cleaning often:

To get through this together, we must all stay apart. Physical distancing means you can still connect with loved ones, but do it virtually. Stay home, save lives.



Family and friends outside of Canada often cross the border for the holidays. Due to COVID-19, a reminder that non-Canadians will be turned away at the border and returning Canadians must quarantine for 14 days away from others. #nowisnotthetime











From everyone at the airport – many thanks for your cooperation and assistance during this time of crisis as we aim to mitigate the potential impacts of COVID-19.

We will continue to work with our airline partners, business partners, stakeholders and government regulators to maintain operations at YQM and most importantly, to resume normal operations when possible.

Our goal is to provide you with regular updates on new developments or changes in YQM’s operations. We recommend that you follow our social networking platforms to get this information more quickly:

Twitter : @MonctonYQM

Facebook : @MonctonYQM



Stay safe!

Bernard LeBlanc, President and CEO, and YQM employees