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Operators of conference centres and other facilities in Canada are joining a global trend to be certified pandemic-resistant as they compete for billions of dollars in economic benefits for their cities. A passenger walks through Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Friday, July 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canadian conference centres, airports, stadiums join rush for anti-pandemic status

Facilities must follow specific criteria to show compliance with the program’s 20 elements

 

Commercial flights, with limits, resumed at the Trail Regional Airport on June 1. (Trail Times file)

Without federal aid, the future of B.C. air transport is bleak

Air traffic remains down 75 to 85 per cent

  • Sep 23, 2020

 

(Photo courtesy the Trail Historical Society)

Trail Blazers: Navigating the friendly skies

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature between the Times and the Trail Museum and Archives

 

Air Canada is also laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants, in a March 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Air Canada cuts all flights in and out of Castlegar

Cut begins immediately as airline adapts strategy to COVID-19

Air Canada is also laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants, in a March 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
A greater percentage of flights took off from and landed at West Kootenay Regional Airport in 2019 than the previous year.                                 Photo: Betsy Kline

Success rates up at Castlegar’s airport

2019 was a good year for the West Kootenay Regional Airport

A greater percentage of flights took off from and landed at West Kootenay Regional Airport in 2019 than the previous year.                                 Photo: Betsy Kline