Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Canada’s Airports Focus on Aviation Safety

Canadian Airports Safety Week is returning this year from June 17th to 21st 2019. The initiative is being led by the Canadian Airports Council (CAC), in collaboration with 29 participating airports across the country to promote healthy and safe work practices among airport employees.

Safety at airports is always a top priority as it affects everyone, whether you’re a passenger or airport employee. Canada’s airports have made significant investments over the years in their infrastructure, including safety-related airside projects, to ensure all workers and passengers are safe. This week is a prime opportunity to remind airport employees of the safety culture at airports as well as a chance to thank them for their contributions to safety.

Participating airports will be hosting a variety of activities to promote the following themes:

Worker Safety
Airside Safety
Security Safety
Hazard Reporting
Environmental Safety
Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Free Friday

By encouraging discussion and the involvement of all airport workers in maintaining a safe working environment, we can ensure that the safety of passengers and employees remains our first priority. Canadian Airports Safety Week represents a commitment to educate and improve knowledge and enthusiasm for safety.

2019 Participating Airports

Aéroport de Québec
Calgary Airport Authority
Aéroport de Montreal
Charlottetown Airport Authority
Comox Valley Airport Commission
Edmonton International Airport
Fort McMurray Airport Authority
Fredericton International Airport Authority
Greater London International Airport Authority
Greater Moncton International Airport Authority
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Halifax International Airport Authority
Hamilton International Airport Authority
Kamloops Airport Ltd
Kelowna International Airport
Northwest Regional Airport, Terrace-Kitimat
Ottawa International Airport Authority
Prince George Airport Authority
Regina Airport Authority
Region of Waterloo International Airport
Saint John Airport
Saskatoon Airport Authority
St. Johns International Airport Authority
Sydney Airport Authority
Greater Sudbury Airport
Ports Toronto – Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
Vancouver Airport Authority
Victoria Airport Authority
Winnipeg Airports Authority

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC), a division of Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), is the voice for Canada’s airports community. Its 54 members represent more than 100 airports, including all of the privately operated National Airport System (NAS) airports and many municipal airports across Canada. They handle more than 90 per cent of the commercial air traffic in Canada, and an even greater share of international traffic.

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