The WestJet-owned airline will fly directly from the city to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Los Cabos, Las Vegas and Tampa.
Sun-seeking vacationers will have additional airline options this winter, thanks to a new partnership between tour operator Sunwing, and ultra-low-cost airline, Swoop.
Travellers departing from Winnipeg, Hamilton, London, Abbotsford, Edmonton can book vacation packages with Sunwing that include a Swoop flight.
Winnipeg’s Richardson International Airport is preparing for a live emergency exercise on Tuesday involving a simulated incident on the airfield.
The Winnipeg Airports Authority says the exercise will enable airport and emergency response personnel to review and practise emergency response procedures in a safe and controlled environment.
Passenger traffic increased modestly in the second quarter of 2019 at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.
Winnipeg Airports Authority reported a 1.9 percent increase over the same period in 2018. May saw the greatest increase of passengers making their way through the air terminal building, up 4.1 percent over the same period in 2018 to more than 1.1 million travellers.
Winnipeg’s Richardson International Airport saw a strong first quarter to the year with a 7.5 percent increase in passenger traffic compared to last year.
Winnipeg Airports Authority says they welcomed 1.1 million travellers in the first three months of 2019. To cap off March, passenger traffic was up 9.5 percent in that month alone.
Construction to a runway at Winnipeg’s Richardson International Airport will increase air traffic over select city neighbourhoods beginning next week.
Officials say the airport will temporarily close one of its two runways for a rehabilitation project beginning April 22, which is scheduled to last until September.
WINNIPEG — They call it “Otto” and it’s leading the way to ensure runways at Winnipeg’s Richardson International Airport remain clear of snow.
The made-in-Manitoba technology is behind North America’s first autonomous snowplow, which the airport has been piloting since the fall. On Thursday, it was ready for its big reveal to see it in action.
Ultra-low-cost airline Swoop has added new routes between Winnipeg and Kelowna, B.C. as part of its summer schedule.
The WestJet-affiliated airline will offer service between Manitoba’s capital and the Okanagan three times per week for $119. The schedule also sees the return of the seasonal route between Abbotsford, B.C. and Winnipeg four times per week for $129.
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.