Airport CEO Makes Top 50 List

Joyce Carter, President and CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs for the third year in a row by Atlantic Business Magazine.

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Halifax International Airport Authority Delivers Solid Financial and Operational Results in 2018

Today, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) looked back on the significant milestones and accomplishments of 2018 and reported strong financial and operational results for another year.

“It was an exciting 12 months here at Halifax Stanfield,” said Joyce Carter, President & CEO at HIAA. “We celebrated another year of record-setting passenger and cargo numbers, and welcomed new flights, destinations and amenities that enhance the customer experience. We also continued to position the airport as a regional economic hub and gateway to Canada, while being squarely focused on safety, security and environmental excellence.”

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Halifax Stanfield to Host Interagency Training Exercise

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), in cooperation with airport tenants and several public sector emergency response agencies, will be conducting a security exercise at Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

The exercise will run from approximately 5-7 p.m. and will take place in a closed portion of the terminal building. Signs will be posted at the airport, online at and on HIAA’s social media channels to provide notice about the exercise.

During the exercise, passengers, visitors and employees at Halifax Stanfield may see and/or hear volunteers, emergency vehicles, airport equipment and personnel inside and outside the terminal but should not be alarmed. Local traffic, airport and aircraft operations will not be impacted as a result of this exercise.

HIAA runs regular exercises throughout the year to test protocols, procedures, communications and planning for emergency and/or security related incidents. Many organizations, including airport tenants and emergency response personnel, are involved in the planning and implementation of these exercises.

Please be advised that this is an exercise only and only authorized personnel will be admitted into the exercise areas. This exercise is not open to media participation.

Halifax Stanfield Helps Propel Nova Scotia Seafood Industry Exports to Record Volumes

A gentle sea breeze flows in the open doors at Gateway Facilities as a fresh lobster catch is loaded onto a large cargo aircraft, destined for Asia.

A stack of boxes emblazoned with the inimitable lobster is a familiar scene at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in recent years, as the demand for Nova Scotia seafood – particularly live lobster – continues to grow in China, Europe and the United States.

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