May 8, 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.
Reminder that our airline schedule may change at anytime, passengers are asked to contact their airline for the latest information about their flight.
From May 11 to 31, WestJet will operate 3 days a week to Toronto (YYZ) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
All flights to:
Toronto (YYZ) & Montreal (YUL) are suspended until June 21
Halifax (YHZ) are suspended until June 30
and Ottawa (YOW) are suspended until September 7
Porter Airlines extending their temporary suspension of flights until June 29.
All southbound flights from YQM with Air Transat and Sunwing are cancelled for the season
Pursuant to a review of the case history involving a passenger on WestJet flight 3456 from Toronto (YYZ) to Moncton (YQM) on April 27, we have been advised that Alberta Health, the New Brunswick Department of Health, as well as the Public Health Agency of Canada have determined that the passenger in question was medically fit to fly and was not infectious.
Please be advised that the Greater Moncton International Airport Authority’s (GMIAA) Annual General Meeting scheduled for today, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2019 Annual Report will be released following the GMIAA’s board meeting on June 5.
A new date for the AGM, along with any possible pandemic-related format changes, will be announced in July.
It’s not business as usual, but it sure is important business. #essentialservice:
Airports may only be serving a small fraction of their usual customers, but they’re more important than ever by supporting the delivery of essential services, personnel & supplies to Canadian communities. Learn what else they’re doing in our blog: http://chamber.ca/media/blog/200501-essential-works-goods-moving-by-air/ … #TeamCanada
Managing airports is about more than just passengers. We must maintain buildings, runways, taxiways, lighting systems, and other services, in support of safe and efficient airport operations #HfxStanfield; #ymm; #CanadasAirports; #cdnpoli #COVID19
Moncton Airport Expects To Lose $12 Million In Revenue This Year, CEO Says #cdnpoli: https://huddle.today/moncton-airport-expects-to-lose-12-million-in-revenue-this-year-ceo-says/
Atlantic Canada’s airports maybe empty now, but they will be drivers of trade, tourism and our economy again. We look forward to those times! #WeAreAviation
Related Government News:
#NowIsNotTheTime to travel for leisure. Travellers who are exempt are providing critical, essential services who support Canadians in fighting against COVID-19. Do your part to #FlattenTheCurve and #StayHome.
For more information http://ow.ly/ppPu50zr03m
Family ties alone do not qualify for essential travel. Foreign national family members of Canadian citizens, such as partners/spouses, must show that they are travelling for essential purposes. Entry to Canada will be denied if they fail to do so.
More info http://ow.ly/pc5P50zyWln
During this difficult time, we rely on the many Canadians working in trucking, rail, ports, airlines, shipping, delivery, telecom & many other industries more than ever before.
For more info: http://ow.ly/O4q750zj7cR
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