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February 2018

YQB Benchmarking by the Air Transport Research Society: “The ATRS rankings are invalid and must be ignored,” says world recognized consulting group

26 feb

Québec, February 26, 2018 – Every year, the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) conducts a study, the Airport Benchmarking Report, in which they claim to measure the efficiency of over 200 airports around the world.

Air Canada Rouge to provide service between Québec City and Toronto starting July 1, 2018

15 feb

Québec City, February 15, 2018 – Air Canada has confirmed that its subsidiary Rouge will take over service between Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The current fleet of 74-seat Bombardier Q-400s will be replaced by 136-seat Airbus 319 and 200-seat Airbus 321 jets. Rouge will operate five daily flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport.

YQB: Another year and still growing

06 feb

Québec City, February 6, 2018 - 2017 ended with strong growth for Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). The number of passengers traveling through the airport increased 3.4% over the previous year, peaking at 1,670,880, an increase of 55,000 people, despite repairs to the main runway that limited access for large aircraft from May 23 to August 9, 2017.