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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 — 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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Winnipeg Airport Constructing $27M Building to Boost Operational Efficiency

Winnipeg Airport Constructing $27M Building to Boost Operational Efficiency

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

The Winnipeg Airports Authority has shovels in the ground on a 96,000-square-foot Ground Services Equipment Building.

The $27 million building will enable ground handling, commissary and cargo companies to operate closer to the James Richardson International 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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Winnipeg Airport Passenger Traffic Up as New Restaurant Set to Open

Winnipeg Airport Passenger Traffic Up as New Restaurant Set to Open

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

WINNIPEG — Passenger traffic soared 7.4 percent in the third quarter at James Richardson International Airport compared to the same period last year.

New figures released Tuesday by the Winnipeg Airports Authority also report this past July and August were the two busiest months on record.

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Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

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

Striking support and maintenance staff at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport have reached a tentative deal.

The prairie unit of the Public Service Alliance of Canada says they are recommending their members accept a deal with the Winnipeg Airports Authority.

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