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, July 18.

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Travel Tips to Get You Flight-Ready

Halifax Stanfield Expects More Air Travellers This Summer

We’ve all been there. Things don’t go according to plan and you wind up starting your trip off stressed, before you even get on the plane. Passenger volume at Halifax Stanfield has been growing steadily since 2013, and this year is no exception. Halifax Stanfield was recently named the Most International, Medium Sized Airport in North America, serving 20 international destinations! With so many places to go to, the airport will be busier than ever over the coming weeks.

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Welcome Back, American Airlines

Non-stop Service to Philadelphia Resumes

American Airlines and its passengers are feeling the love at Halifax Stanfield today as service to Philadelphia, a popular U.S. destination and strategic hub to points beyond, was reintroduced.

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Maritimers: Let the Windy City Blow You Away This Summer

United Airlines’ Non-stop Service to Chicago Takes Off from Halifax Stanfield

Connections between the Windy City and the Maritimes is worth it for the deep-dish pizza and donairs alone. Starting today, United Airlines is offering non-stop service between Chicago O’Hare and Halifax Stanfield. This non-stop flight allows Maritimers to easily become one of the millions of people who visit Chicago each year, and in return, provides the residents of the Midwestern United States access to the renowned beauty and culture of Canada’s East Coast.

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Autism Aviators Mock Travel Day Aims to Remove Barriers to Travel

For 20-year-old Jacob Thibault of Dartmouth, NS, travelling outside Canada has been a life-long dream. As a Nova Scotia Community College student and avid YouTuber, Jacob loves new experiences and adventures.

Now, with his college graduation just around the corner, Jacob’s dream of travelling is about to come true. His mother, Erin, has planned a special graduation trip where the two of them will visit Santa Monica Pier in California.

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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 www.halifaxstanfield.ca 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.

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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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