Departure of Airport Authority’s President & CEO

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax International Airport Authority Chairman Peter McDonough announced today that Tom Ruth, President & CEO will be leaving his position at Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) on January 17, 2014. He will be taking on the role of President & CEO of Edmonton Airports.

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Airport Authority Applauds CETA

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) today provided its support for the federal government’s Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU). An agreement-in principle for this historic deal was announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso last week. Among other things, the CETA will reduce or eliminate tariffs on lobster beginning in 2015.

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Airport CEO Appointed to World Board

Halifax, N.S. – Tom Ruth, President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has been appointed to the Airports Council International (ACI) World Governing Board.

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Halifax Stanfield: Powerful Economic Engine, Significant Employer

Airport Worth $1.27 Billion to Provincial Economy in 2012 

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) is a valuable provincial asset worth $1.27 billion to the Nova Scotia economy in 2012, according to the latest economic impact report, released today. This represents an additional $13 million in economic output over the previous year. More »

Halifax Stanfield Commemorates September 11th

Halifax, N.S. – Twelve years ago tomorrow, hundreds of Halifax Stanfield employees responded quickly, professionally and with great compassion to the tragic events of a day that changed world history.

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Runway Repairs Complete

Halifax, N.S. – The runway project that began on August 7th is now complete. The asphalt at the intersection of the airport’s two runways was replaced, with the final stages of work happening yesterday, right on schedule.

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Airport Launches New Web Site

Helpful Travel Tools; Friendly Faces; Responsive Design

Halifax, N.S. – Visitors to Halifax Stanfield International Airport’s newly designed web site will find the most popular air travel tools easily accessible on the home page, and they will be greeted by some of the airport’s friendly faces. More »