Lobster Worth Millions Takes Flight for the Holidays

Cargo Freighters Using New Cargo Pad at Halifax Stanfield

Millions of dollars worth of Nova Scotia seafood will be shipped overseas again this holiday season. And due to the success of the cargo business at Halifax Stanfield, a new 17,000 square metre cargo pad has been built for these freighter’s to utilize. More »

Delta Resumes Year Round Service to JFK

Halifax, N.S. – Travellers from Halifax Stanfield International Airport can once again take advantage of year round service to New York’s JFK. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) announced today that Delta will resume year round service to the airline’s hub at John F. Kennedy International Airport beginning January 9, 2017. More »

Halifax Stanfield Enriches Nova Scotia Economy

Airport Contributes $2.7 Billion to Province in 2015

Halifax, N.S. – Just how valuable is Halifax Stanfield International Airport? Our economy thrives on it – to the tune of $2.7 billion in 2015. Our citizens rely on it – with a record number of 3.7 million passengers in 2015. Our shippers count on it – air exports are worth over $438 million annually. Our tourism industry depends on it – almost one-third of the province’s tourists enter Nova Scotia through the airport. These figures are according to the latest economic impact report released today, which was produced by The Chris Lowe Group. More »

HIAA Appoints New VP Business Development & Chief Commercial Officer

Halifax, N.S. – Bert van der Stege has been appointed Vice President Business Development & Chief Commercial Officer of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), effective October 24, 2016. He replaces Ian Arthur, who recently resigned from HIAA, for family reasons. More »

Halifax Stanfield CEO to Speak at World Airport Conference

Carter Appointed to ACI World Board

Halifax, N.S. – Joyce Carter, President & CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority, will speak as part of a panel today, Tuesday, September 27, at the Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA) World Annual Conference in Montréal.

Ms. Carter and the panel will discuss how passenger and visitor experiences affect airport revenues. More »

Halifax Stanfield Acknowledges the 15th Anniversary of September 11th

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) acknowledges Sunday’s 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001 and the efforts of the airport community to respond to the events of that tragic day.

“This is a time for reflection,” says Joyce Carter, HIAA President & CEO. “Our thoughts go out to everyone near and far who were affected by the terror attacks on that fateful day.” More »

Halifax Stanfield Welcomes NewLeaf

NewLeaf Travel, Canada’s newest low-cost travel company, has begun service at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, as the first flight arrived from Hamilton shortly after noon.

NewLeaf will operate twice weekly service (Thursdays and Sundays) from Halifax to Hamilton, Ontario. More »