Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Poised for Single Busiest Day in History Today

Oct. 7, 2016

PortsToronto, owner and operator of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop Airport), on Oct. 7, announced that more than 13,000 passengers will travel through Billy Bishop Airport in advance of the Thanksgiving Day weekend making it the single busiest day in the history of the airport.

The announcement comes on the heels of the busiest summer yet at Billy Bishop Airport with more than 782,000 people travelling through the airport in June, July and August. Both Porter Airlines and Air Canada are key contributors to the high passenger numbers that will include many leisure travellers departing from and arriving in Toronto ahead of the three-day long weekend.

“With more than 13,000 people travelling through Billy Bishop Airport today, we are thrilled to celebrate our single busiest day yet and look forward to welcoming and assisting travellers as they begin their holiday weekend,” said Gene Cabral, executive vice president, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and PortsToronto. “Whether visiting family in Toronto or taking off to New York, Boston or Montreal for the long weekend, more and more people are choosing our airport for a convenient, customer-focussed travel experience from curb to gate and beyond.”

Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS