Press Releases

  • 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.

  • May 19 2017

    Toronto Pearson welcomes Ontario’s announcement to study feasibility of high speed rail on Windsor-Toronto corridor

    TORONTO, CANADA – The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) welcomes today's announcement by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Ontario Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca that the Province is moving forward with feasibility studies for a high-speed rail link connecting Windsor to Toronto. The announcement follows the release of the Ontario High Speed Rail Study by special advisor David Collenette, published earlier today.

  • May 16 2017

    Runway construction complete

    TORONTO, CANADA - On Tuesday, May 16, construction on Runway 05/23 at Toronto Pearson International Airport was completed and the first aircraft to use the rehabilitated surface landed. The runway work, which began on March 28, was a critical infrastructure project, required for the safe operation of the airport today and in the future.

  • May 12 2017

    Howard Eng recognized with International Ambassador Award

    GTAA President and CEO Howard Eng was recognized this week with the Brampton Board of Trade’s International Ambassador award. The award recognizes a member of the business community who promotes Brampton on the international stage.

  • May 9 2017

    Toronto Pearson working with Southern Ontario Airport Network to meet growing air travel demand

    Toronto Pearson joined ten other airports from the region today to launch the Southern Ontario Airport Network (SOAN), an initiative taking aim at increasing aviation capacity to ensure rising demand is met. At the event hosted by Lake Simcoe Regional Airport, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority CEO, Howard Eng, delivered a keynote speech, outlining how the region can facilitate 110 million passengers annually by 2043.  

  • May 3 2017

    GTAA Reports 2017 First Quarter Results

    TORONTO, CANADA – The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2017. Passenger activity and net income increased substantially at 7.4 per cent and 93.1 per cent, respectively, during the first quarter 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.

  • April 4 2017

    Minister Del Duca and Mayors signal support for regional transit centre at Toronto Pearson

    TORONTO, CANADA – Today, at an event hosted by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca and local mayors, including Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Toronto Mayor John Tory, Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic, were at Toronto Pearson to learn about the airport’s transit vision. The GTAA shared new research that further supports a proposal for a regional transit centre located at Toronto Pearson, serving as a second major mobility hub for the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA).

  • March 23 2017

    Greater Toronto Airports Authority Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

    TORONTO, CANADA – Howard Eng, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), announced today that Jill Sharland, the GTAA’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the GTAA effective March 23, 2017.

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