COVID-19 Update from Greater Moncton International Airport Authority
August 11, 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.
WestJet currently operates 5 days a week to Toronto (YYZ) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays until October 5.
Air Canada currently operates with one daily flight to Montreal (YUL) and two daily flights to Toronto (YYZ) – exceptions may apply.
Flights to Halifax (YHZ) and Ottawa (YOW) are suspended indefinitely.
Porter Airlines flights are temporary suspended and expected to resume activity October 7.
Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight AC 8918 on July 25 from Toronto to Moncton. https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en
We want to hear from you!
As we begin to plan for recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, we’re seeking your feedback to help us better understand passenger expectations when travelling. This survey will take a few minutes to complete. Thank you!
With more passengers moving through #MonctonYQM on a daily basis, all airport employees and travellers must wear a face covering or non-medical mask inside the terminal building as of Saturday, August 1. #Moncton
Related News from our Business Partners:
#SafeTravels Keep the germs at bay with hand sanitizer or spray. Find new quantity allowances for carry-on here: https://catsa-acsta.gc.ca/en/item/liquid
Ensuring the health, safety, and security of the traveling public and airport workers is always an airport’s top priority http://ow.ly/k0p850AAoRw #CanadasAirports #readyforeveryjourney
Airports appreciate the strong partnership we have with the many government and regulatory agencies that operate at the airport to ensure health, safety, and security. #readyforeveryjourney http://readyforeveryjourney.com #MonctonYQM #Moncton
#DidYouKnow that from mid-March to today, air #travel declined more than 95% in the United States and Canada, as well as at #airports around the world? Airports are stepping up to safely bring back travel and ensure we’re #readyforeveryjourney.
“Your odds of catching the virus while onboard a plane may be less than you think. Frequent air exchanges, combined with wearing face masks, can significantly reduce chances of the virus being transmitted, according to infectious disease specialists.”
Related Government News:
If you are travelling into – or back to – New Brunswick, you can register beforehand to speed up your trip. Apply online through the Travel Registration Program. Find out more at https://bit.ly/3frp9iR.
You’ve got questions, we have answers.
Here’s all you need to know on travel #restrictions, #quarantine, #borders and more: http://ow.ly/XmvE50ANk6m #COVID19
Confused about what transportation-related measures are currently in place? Our website can help keep you informed and up-to-date.
Check it out: http://ow.ly/cvud30qYBAq
If you must travel for essential reasons, know that when you return to Canada, you will have to:
- Wear a face covering while in transit to your place of isolation
- Quarantine for 14 days #COVID19
More info: http://ow.ly/1btY50AHcn6
#PhysicalDistancing is a sure-fire way to help slow the spread of #COVID19, but if you’re travelling, it’s not always possible.
If you must travel, check out our website to see what transportation-related measures are in place to help keep you safe: http://ow.ly/Q4qT30qZL1Y
By downloading the ArriveCAN app and submitting info BEFORE you travel to Canada, you can:
- Reduce wait times
- Limit points of contact
Thousands of travellers to Canada are using the ArriveCAN App. Download it today: http://ow.ly/GZQC50At1Gp
Starting July 30, all air passengers flying from #Calgary, #Montreal, #TorontoPearson and #Vancouver airports will be temperature screened before boarding their flight: http://ow.ly/WdiV30r0xB1 #COVID19
If you are currently abroad, or if you must travel despite our advisories, read our advice on how to stay safe
If you suspect you have been exposed to #COVID19, either via a notification from COVID Alert or otherwise, it is important to follow guidelines set out by your local public health authority. http://ow.ly/NIOI50ANEYa
COVID Alert, the national exposure notification app, is another tool Canadians can use to help slow the spread of #COVID19 and prevent future outbreaks. More info: http://ow.ly/F9BW50AMJBq
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
Bernard LeBlanc, President and CEO, and YQM employees