A look at how travel restrictions are affecting Edmonton International Airport: ‘It’s quiet’

It is eerily quiet at the Edmonton International Airport these days. Travel restrictions have tightened up around the world in the fight against COVID-19 and as a result, many airports are, naturally, seeing a major slowdown. “People aren’t travelling much,”…

Edmonton airport shut down to international flights to prevent COVID-19: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Edmonton International Airport will be no longer be accepting international flights, an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Starting Wednesday, March 18, only four Canadian airports will be accepting international…

8.15M passengers passed through Edmonton International Airport in 2019

Passenger numbers were down slightly at Edmonton International Airport last year after a record year in 2018. The airport served 8.15 million passengers in 2019, down from a record-breaking 8.2 million passengers the previous year. READ MORE: Record-setting 2018 for…

More Alberta firefighters heading to Australia to help battle wildfires

January 6 2020 9:05am More Canadians are being deployed to Australia to help battle the wildfires in that country, including crews from Alberta. Kendra Slugoski has more from the Edmonton International Airport. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Friday is Edmonton International Airport’s busiest travel day of the year

Posted December 20, 2019 1:18 pm Updated December 20, 2019 1:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Friday, Dec. 20 is forecast to be the busiest day of the year at…