Airport Improvement Fee Change

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) today announced that its Airport Improvement Fee (AIF) will increase to $15 effective March 1, 2009. It is currently $10. This change will be reflected on airline tickets sold on or after February 1, 2009 for Halifax passengers whose flight departs on or after March 1, 2009. More »

Preclearance Boosts U.S. Bound Traffic by 27 per cent

Halifax, N.S. — The convenience of passing through U.S. customs prior to boarding a non-stop flight to the United States has helped increase air travel from Halifax to American destinations by 27 per cent in the last two years. In the period before the opening of the preclearance facility (October 2005 to August 2006) 136,889 passengers flew from Halifax non-stop to the U.S. In the same period (October 2007 to August 2008) that number climbed to 174,740. More »

Airport Authority Signs Agreement for Multi-Tenant Cargo Facility

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) announced today that it has signed a lease agreement with Gateway Facilities Inc. to have that company build and manage an approximately 40,000 square foot multi-tenant cargo facility at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA). More »

Delta Resumes Service to Atlanta; Adds New York

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) announced today that Delta Air Lines will resume its weekly service to Atlanta and will introduce new daily service to New York this summer. More »