Press Releases

  • 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.

  • March 22 2017

    GTAA reports 2016 results: 8.0 per cent passenger growth; strongest percentage growth in the past 10 years at Toronto Pearson

    TORONTO   The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the “GTAA”) today reported its financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. Passenger activity and net income increased substantially at 8.0 per cent and 29.7 per cent, respectively, during 2016 as compared to 2015. This growth reflects increased capacity of aircraft and new routes, 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.

  • March 16 2017

    Toronto Pearson supports new Transport Canada safety rules for recreational drone use

    TORONTO — Toronto Pearson International Airport welcomes newly announced safety rules to prevent reckless use of model aircraft and recreational drones.

  • March 10 2017

    Toronto Pearson travel tips help passengers celebrate the break

    TORONTO – March Break is just around the corner and, at Toronto Pearson, March 10 is expected to be the busiest day of the season with 130,000 passengers passing through the airport. That’s nearly a 9 per cent increase over March Break last year, a year in which Toronto Pearson welcomed an average 121,000 passengers per day.

  • February 7 2017

    GTAA to Unveil Future Pearson Transit Centre at Brampton Board of Trade Event

    TORONTO - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) will announce it is moving ahead with plans for a regional transit centre to connect the airport area to key employment and residential areas throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe. In addition to serving as a regional transportation centre, it would also be home to airport passenger processing, including security screening. GTAA President and CEO, Howard Eng, will today unveil preliminary concept plans for the transit centre at the Brampton Board of Trade’s State of the City event with Mayor Linda Jeffrey and Brampton Board of Trade Chair Evan Moore.