Daniel-Robert Gooch, President of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC), addresses the current state of the Canadian aviation industry and asserts the crucial need for both financial and regulatory support from the government to drive the recovery of the sector.
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The Canadian Airports Council has called on the Government of Canada to increase its support for the country's aviation sector in order to avoid the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic being permanent.
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The CAC has called on the Canadian government to implement a range of additional supportive relief measures as COVID-19 continues to drastically impact passenger numbers.
The CAC has welcomed the announcement, but says that the financial support would have to be “quite substantive” for most airports to be in a financial position to consider a halt or rollback of recently announced fee increases.
Daniel-Robert Gooch, President of Canadian Airports Council, details how the demand to travel in Canada is strong and how airports should strive to meet this safely.
27 May 2020 | By Canadian Airports Council (CAC)
Dedicated to supporting the recovery of airports, Daniel-Robert Gooch, President of Canadian Airports Council (CAC), outlined CAC’s plans to create a new customer experience; focused on safety and efficiency.
The CAC urges the federal government to ensure the continued financial viability of Canada’s airports by providing short-term relief to address immediate cash flow challenges.
The study follows similar ones conducted in 2010 and 2013 and categorises the impact airports have from direct to catalytic.
Passenger footfall rising by as much as 80 per cent in some airports has drawn positive nods from the Canadian aviation community, but behind it there remain concerns over the lack of funding for security projects.