Canadian Shipper


January 24, 2017

Edmonton International Airport has strong 2016 led by cargo

EDMONTON, Alta.--Edmonton International Airport experienced a busy year in 2016, not only serving 7,523,864 passengers, but also moving forward with many cargo, commercial development and infrastructure projects that will benefit local and regional economy, the airport said. “At EIA we understand the importance of continuing to diversify our business offerings, which is why the commercial developments in 2016 are all designed to sustain long-term growth for the Edmonton Metro Region. We attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in private investment last year in many different lines of business,” says Tom Ruth, EIA President and CEO. EIA welcomed new air services in 2016. WestJet began, seasonal, non-stop service to London-Gatwick in May. Icelandair added an additional summer flight to its year-round passenger and