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Self-Driving Snowplow to Keep Runways Clear at Winnipeg Airport

Self-Driving Snowplow to Keep Runways Clear at Winnipeg Airport

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Officials with Winnipeg Airports Authority, Northstar Robotics Inc. and Airport Technologies, show off a self-driving snowplow near Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. (MANITOBA AEROSPACE)

Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport is trying out self-driving technology to keep its runways clear of snow this season.

Winnipeg Airports Authority has partnered with two Manitoba-based companies to pilot an autonomous snowplow this winter.

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Winnipeg Airport Sets Passenger Record for Summer Air Travel

Winnipeg Airport Sets Passenger Record for Summer Air Travel

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Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

Summer travel set a new passenger record at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport.

Winnipeg Airports Authority says 895,381 passengers made their way through the air terminal in July and August — up from 863,942 in 2017.

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Strong Second Quarter Propels Passengers, Revenue at Winnipeg Airport

Strong Second Quarter Propels Passengers, Revenue at Winnipeg Airport

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Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

WINNIPEG — Passenger levels and revenue soared during the second quarter at James Richardson International Airport.

Numbers released by the Winnipeg Airports Authority on Tuesday show a 2.1 percent increase to passenger travel during April, May and June of this year compared to the same period in 2017. That accounts for 1,073,512 passengers who made their way through the airport terminal.

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Evacuation at Winnipeg Airport Over Following ‘Possible Security Incident’

Evacuation at Winnipeg Airport Over Following ‘Possible Security Incident’

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Airport was evacuated because of a “possible security incident” on Sunday morning before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later.

Officials did not release much information about the incident, saying only that people at the airport should follow directions on site and those on their way to the facility should check with their airlines for the latest flight information.

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‘Very Upset:’ Escaped Dog Shot at Winnipeg Airport to Avoid Mishap with Aircraft

‘Very Upset:’ Escaped Dog Shot at Winnipeg Airport to Avoid Mishap with Aircraft

By The Canadian Press

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A two-year-old golden Labrador mix, named Greta, is seen in this undated handout photo. A rescue dog was shot and killed at Winnipeg’s airport this week after it escaped following a flight from northern Manitoba. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue)

WINNIPEG – A frightened rescue dog that escaped from a plane and scampered onto a runway at Winnipeg’s airport was shot dead by wildlife control officers after officials feared the pooch might cause an accident.

Winnipeg-based Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue says the two-year-old golden-Labrador mix, named Greta, fled from a Perimeter Aviation plane Monday after a flight from Shamattawa First Nation.

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