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Sturgeon MOU signing
August 24, 2021 | Villenueve Airport, YEG News Releases

Economic future of the Villeneuve Airport takes flight at the Alberta International Airshow

Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw and EIA President and CEO Tom Ruth signed a new MOU for Villeneuve Airport as part of the Alberta International Airshow festivities. Sturgeon County and Edmonton Airports sign agreement to promote economic development of the...

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August 20, 2021 | Air Service, YEG News Releases

Flair Airlines Establishes Edmonton Base and Adds 4 New US Destinations

(L-R) MLA Richard Gotfried, Leduc County Mayor Tanni Doblanko, Stephen Jones CEO of Flair Airlines, Joan Hertz, EIA Board Chair, Tom Ruth, EIA President and CEO and Malcom Bruce, CEO Edmonton Global all celebrate the announcement of new routes from...

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KLM returns to EIA
August 19, 2021 | Blog

European and global access returns to EIA 

KLM returned to EIA on Aug. 19 with its first flight to Amsterdam since February of this year. Edmonton International Airport is taking the first step to rebuild its international air service with the return of a major European air...

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Innovation in transportation starts locally 
August 12, 2021 | Airport City, ESG, YEG News Releases

Innovation in transportation starts locally 

City of Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson congratulates Innovative Fuel Systems, KAG Canada and Edmonton International Airport for the development and use of technology reducing emissions in the truck transport industry. Collaboration between Edmonton businesses to reduce the carbon impact of the transportation industry   (French...

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July 28, 2021 | Partner News Releases

Government of Canada supporting Edmonton International Airport with new funding

Transport Min. Omar Alghabra announces new funding for EIA. He was joined by Leduc County Mayor Tanni Doblanko and EIA President and CEO Tom Ruth and City of Leduc Mayor Bob Young (not pictured). Le ministre des transports, Omar Alghabra,...

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July 22, 2021 | Villenueve Airport, YEG News Releases

New waterline project helps build the future for the Villeneuve Airport

Shane Getson, MLA, Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland (left) joins EIA Vice-President Steve Maybee and Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw for the official construction kick off of the Villeneuve Airport waterline project. The Province of Alberta, Sturgeon County, and Edmonton Airports announced...

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Edmonton International Airport Aerial Photo
July 19, 2021 | Safety and Security, YEG News Releases

Edmonton International Airport Welcomes Lifting of Travel Border Restriction

Francais Edmonton International Airport Welcomes Lifting of Travel Border Restriction July 19, 2021 (Edmonton, AB) – Edmonton International Airport (EIA) applauds Transport Canada’s decision to lift travel border restrictions as of Aug. 9 at five Canadian airports, including EIA. This...

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arriving passengers 3
June 30, 2021 | Blog

Welcoming you back to EIA 

Welcome back, we’ve missed you!  (French follows below) Alberta is fully lifting all health and safety restrictions related to COVID-19 effective July 1, andin time for summer travel. As thousands of passengers return to flying the friendly skies through Edmonton International Airport,...

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ribbon cutting for Alternate Route Coffee
June 28, 2021 | Airport City, YEG News Releases

Taking the Alternate Route at Edmonton International Airport 

New coffee roasting company sets up within Airport City Sustainability Campus  Kellie and Ian Wahl with local supporters and dignitaries, cut the ribbon for the opening of Alternate Route Coffee Co. in the Airport City Sustainability Campus. There’s a new kind of high being...

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cogeneration facility
June 15, 2021 | Airport City, ESG, YEG News Releases

EIA continues powering up its green future

Cogeneration plant will reduce carbon emissions 20 per cent (French follows below) Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is continuing its commitment to environmental sustainability by powering up a new natural gas cogeneration facility that will significantly lower carbon emissions and reduce...

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