The Future is Bright for Air Cargo at Halifax Stanfield

Cargo Activity Increased in 2021 as Carriers Set Their Sights on Halifax


While the past two years have created significant uncertainty for the aviation sector, air cargo activity increased at Halifax Stanfield in 2021 in comparison to 2020, and recovery is expected to continue as exports remain strong, new carriers enter the market, and the new Halifax Stanfield Air Cargo Logistics Park (ACLP) begins operation.

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Get Ready to Park’N Fly Again at Halifax Stanfield

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to share that the Park’N Fly lot at Halifax Stanfield will be reopening on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. This much-awaited announcement is an exciting and positive step towards the recovery of air travel to and from the region.

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Halifax Stanfield Stands With Ukraine

As the region’s largest international airport, Halifax Stanfield plays an important role in facilitating the arrival and welcoming of newcomers and immigrants to Canada. Airport employees are proud of their role in supporting increased immigration, investment and more diverse communities.

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COVID-19 Testing Available to Arriving Passengers at Halifax Stanfield Starting June 8

*Please note this news release was issued on June 4, 2021. The Government of Nova Scotia has updated its testing program since this news release was published. For the latest information on airport testing, please visit the government’s COVID-19 Travel website.

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased with the Government of Nova Scotia’s announcement today that, beginning June 8, COVID-19 testing will be available to passengers arriving at Halifax Stanfield.

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HIAA Records Significant Financial Loss in 2020 due to COVID-19; Prepares for Multi-Year Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic abruptly stalled air travel activity beginning in March 2020, resulting in the largest financial loss ever recorded by Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA).

This, and other details about how the pandemic affected HIAA and its plans for recovery, were presented today at its Annual Public Meeting, held virtually to comply with COVID-19 provincial public health protocols.

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2020 Passenger Traffic at Halifax Stanfield Hit 50-Year Low

HIAA Calls on Federal Government to Provide Financial Support, Implement National Health Strategy for Air Sector Recovery

Walking through Halifax Stanfield these days feels a bit like you’ve stumbled onto the set of a post-apocalyptic movie. Escalators are turned off, lights are dimmed, stores are shuttered, and traveller sightings are few and far between. The pandemic, which has created challenges for many in our communities, has decimated the aviation industry and stalled passenger traffic at levels not seen since 1972.

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Halifax International Airport Authority Announces Successful Completion of Bondholder Consent Solicitation

Halifax International Airport Authority (“HIAA“) announced today that it has successfully obtained the requisite approval of holders (“Bondholders”) of all outstanding series of obligation bonds and pledged bonds (‘the “Bonds”) under the previously announced solicitation of consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) with respect to amendments (the “Amendments”) to the trust indenture governing the Bonds (the “Indenture”) and has entered into a fourth supplemental indenture dated December 31, 2020 (the “Fourth Supplemental Indenture”) to give effect to the Amendments.

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