Toronto, ON (September 23, 2020) – In today’s Speech from the Throne the federal government committed to work with partners to support regional routes for airlines. It recognized the importance of Canadians having access to reliable and affordable regional air services as a matter “of equity, of jobs and of economic development”. Nieuport Aviation stands ready to assist the Government in this endeavor and welcomes the support.
Neil Pakey, CEO, Nieuport Aviation, said: “We are encouraged to see the federal government recognize the importance of aviation to Canada. As the owner and operator of the terminal building at Billy Bishop, we are strong supporters of regional airlines and understand the important role the Airport serves. We look forward to working with the government and our partners to ensure Billy Bishop remains a significant contributor to Canada’s continued economic and social well-being”.
About Nieuport Aviation (http://www.nieuport.com)
Nieuport Aviation is the owner and operator of the Passenger Terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA). It is owned by institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, which are core infrastructure investors with a long-term investment horizon and ongoing access to capital, including investments on behalf of millions of Ontario and Canadian families. In addition to managing the Passenger Terminal, Nieuport Aviation offers passengers a free bus shuttle service between the airport and downtown Toronto, helping to provide a seamless travel experience.
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