Press Releases

  • October 12 2017

    Toronto Pearson’s Residents’ Reference Panel release final recommendations to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority

    TORONTO, CANADA – Today, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority received the final report of the Toronto Pearson’s Residents’ Reference Panel (RRP) on Airport Growth and Noise Fairness. The report details recommendations that the airport can use to ensure it grows in a responsible and sustainable way. The RRP, comprised of 36-residents from communities across the Greater Toronto Area, including those impacted by airport operations, used discussions at public workshops, an extensive noise-fairness survey of GTA residents, information sessions with industry experts as well as their own experiences to form their final recommendations.

  • October 2 2017

    Canada’s Airports Launch Safety Week

    TORONTO, CANADA  – Today, Toronto Pearson International Airport, along with 29 airports across Canada, has kicked off Canadian Airports Safety Week, an airport-led initiative to promote healthy and safe work practices among airport employees. All airport staff, whether they work in the terminal building or on the airfield, will be encouraged to take part in themed discussions and events throughout the week.

  • September 27 2017

    GTAA releases Noise Management Program Benchmarking and Best Practices report

    TORONTO, CANADA - As a part of our commitment to mitigating noise impacts for residents who are negatively affected by aircraft noise, the GTAA commissioned a Noise Management Benchmarking and Best Practices study. The purpose of the study is to determine what successful measures other international airports have taken to reduce the impacts of operational noise. The study looked at 11 areas of noise management at 26 comparator airports around the world to identify potential new programs to be adopted at Toronto Pearson.

  • September 18 2017

    GTAA Welcomes NAV CANADA's Toronto Airspace Review

    TORONTO, CANADA - We welcome the Independent Toronto Airspace Review commissioned by NAV CANADA, and we will work with NAV CANADA and our Community Noise Committee to review the recommendations and understand its implications for all GTA communities.

  • August 10 2017

    Transportation Safety Board’s Safety Investigation

    TORONTO - In response to the Transportation Safety Board’s (TSB) safety issues investigation examining incursions on runways 06L/24R and 06R/24L at Toronto Pearson announced in May, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) welcomed the study. The GTAA is cooperating fully with the TSB with an end goal of constantly improving safety conditions at Toronto Pearson to protect all passengers and employees.

  • August 9 2017

    GTAA Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results

    TORONTO, CANADA – The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2017. Passenger activity and net income increased substantially at 7.4 per cent and 58.4 per cent, respectively, during the first half of 2017 as compared to the same period of 2016. This growth reflects increased frequencies on existing routes and aircraft capacity, the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson International Airport as Canada’s largest airport and North America’s second busiest airport in terms of international passengers.

  • July 28 2017

    Oakville receives new Noise Monitoring Terminal from Greater Toronto Airports Authority

    TORONTO, CANADA - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority has officially launched a new Noise Monitoring Terminal (NMT) in Oakville, providing residents with additional means to monitor noise generated from airport operations. The NMT, located in Glenashton Park, is the first of eight planned for installation in the Greater Toronto Area.

  • June 29 2017

    Toronto Pearson to welcome 9.8M passengers this summer

    TORONTO, June 28, 2017 – In a busy season for travel, Canada’s largest airport is prepared to welcome nearly ten million passengers between Canada Day and Labour Day. Heading into celebrations for Canada’s 150th anniversary, Toronto Pearson International Airport plans to welcome an average 150,000 passengers per day in July and August.

  • June 26 2017

    Toronto Pearson and Greyhound Bus Lines partner to enhance regional connectivity in Ontario

    TORONTO, CANADA - Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Greyhound Bus Lines today officially opened new direct service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and more than ten major cities in Ontario. Ruby Sahota, MP for Brampton North and Ontario Caucus Chair, attended the event and helped to cut the ribbon on the new service. This ground transportation partnership will open doors for more sustainable choices by Ontario residents and create exciting tourism opportunities for travellers to explore the province’s smaller cities.

  • June 1 2017

    Emergency Exercise at Toronto Pearson

    TORONTO, CANADA - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) will be conducting an emergency exercise at Toronto Pearson International Airport in the early hours of Saturday, June 3. The exercise will run from 2:00 a.m. until 4:00 a.m. and will take place in several locations, including Terminal 1 International Arrivals area, Terminal 1 International Departures gates and some airside locations.

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