Coy John Tory

By Sunday, October 12, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

“John Tory: • Supports increasing the number of flights to 110 a day from approximately nine and the fixed link, but declares himself "lukewarm" on it. ’If the airport weren’t viable I wouldn’t spend one dime on it,’ he says.”   The paragraph comes from a NOW magazine article at the time of the 2003 election. David ...

Porter Announcement

By Thursday, October 9, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

On October 7, Porter Airlines issued a media release. ‘Porter joins JetBlue for interline agreement’ read the announcement.  The earth-shattering news may mean one of two things. On one hand, it could signal that Porter Plans, the scheme that requires an expanded airport and jets, is no longer necessary.  Through the agreement with JetBlue, Porter fans ...

Terminal Remarks

By Wednesday, October 1, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Thursday, September 25, at 4:59 pm, the Globe and Mail reported that Porter Holdings was close to a deal to sell the company’s terminal at the island airport. The report says the terminal generates $60 million annually in passenger fees and rents. It doesn’t say if the passenger fees are the Airport Improvement Fees ...