Skirting Facts

The following exchange took place between CommunityAIR's Brian Iler and a poster who identifies her/himself as MD2.  The exchange is on The Airline Website. The thread, Oh oh....maybe the Liberals are serious about no expansion, is a five-page discussion on the recent Liberal announcement on not opening the tripartite agreement.  MD2's posts are spread throughout the ...

A Blast from the Past

By Tuesday, October 27, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

Just when we thought that the Waterfront Czar had left us, former PortsToronto board member (2007-2015), chairman and letter-writer extraordinaire of turgid missives, Mark McQueen, showed that he can’t let go. His tweet, "Cllr fights to keep @BBishopAirport debate alive", October 22, links that master of due political process, Jim Karygiannis, and the questionable 2013 Public ...

Bombardier’s C Series Aircraft

The C Series Mystery Toronto Appearance On August 20, Bombardier quietly announced, … “one of the C Series aircraft’s demonstration stops in September will be at its Bombardier Toronto site where many employees will see the aircraft fly for the first time.”  The Bombardier Downsview plant assembles the turboprop Q400 that Porter Airlines flies. Why would Bombardier ...

PortsToronto Announces New App – Billy™

By Thursday, September 3, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

On September 1, Ports Toronto announced launch of ‘Billy™’, a new mobile app, not to be confused with Ikea’s Billy bookcases. App as Convenience Billy™ will do wonderful things according to the press release. Indeed, Billy™ offers:  a flight-tracking tool ”that provides real-time flight updates; weather and traffic conditions for both departure and arrival cities”; airport information, including directions ...

BBTCA Tunnel – Every Picture Tells a Story

On July 30, PortsToronto opened the BBTCA Tunnel to time-sensitive business travellers and other customers. By all accounts it was a media hit. As of this writing, no media reported any streeters aka interviews with time-sensitive business travellers. So while we wait for user reviews, there are tea leaves to read that raise questions. A Picture’s ...

CommunityAIR Press Release on Tunnel

CommunityAIR issued the following press release July 30. $82.5M for Four Minutes of “Smoothing”? Questions Seeking Answers as Island Airport Tunnel Opens For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Contact: Brian Iler, Chair 416-835-4384 (cell) 416-598-0544 (work direct) CommunityAIR has some questions about the $82.5 million Island Airport tunnel, finally opening tomorrow: 1. “Smoothing”? The tunnel’s sole rationale is to smooth the flow ...