The Trouble With Canadian Airport Privatization

By Calin Rovinescu, President & CEO Air Canada GlobeandMail
There is an irony not lost on us where, as a former Crown Corporation Air Canada emerges as distinctly anti-privatization when it comes to Canadian airports – in effect, public facilities that airlines such as Air Canada have invested billions in helping to develop. But it is not inconsistent for us to make this argument. In our view, airport privatization is likely to further drive up the already high usage costs of Canadian airports and, with it, ultimately airfares....read on





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