Atlantic Canada Airports Estimate 92% Drop In Summer Travel
The Atlantic Canada Airports Association said Tuesday the 11 airports it represents are projected to lose a total of 5.5 million passengers and $76 million in revenues this year. It says air travel in the region was down 92% year-over-year from APR to AUG, in comparison to 2019. The association says airports needs more money from the federal gov't to cope with the massive decline in traffic. On 03JUL, the Atlantic provinces "bubbled" together, putting strict conditions on anyone crossing into the bloc including a mandatory 14-day quarantine.