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Canada’s Airports Highlight Aviation Safety

September 14, 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 14, 2018--Canadian Airports Safety Week will return this year from September 17 th to 21 st 2018. 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 number one 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. Next 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:

Day 1 - Monday, September 17 th, 2018: Worker Safety Day 2 - Tuesday, September 18 th, 2018: Airside Safety Day 3 - Wednesday, September 19 th, 2018: Security Safety Day 4 - Thursday, September 20 th, 2018: Hazard Reporting & Environmental Safety Day 5 - Friday, September 21 st, 2018: Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Free Friday

Canadian Airports Safety Week is a collaborative effort, and represents a commitment to educate and improve knowledge and enthusiasm for safety. It was first launched in 2015, with 24 participating airports across the country.

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

About the Canadian Airports Council

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC), a division of Airports Council International-North America, 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) airport 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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CONTACT: Canadian Airports Council

Gavin Tan, 613-560-9302 ext. 17

gavin.tan@cacairports.ca

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRANSPORT AIR TRAVEL TRANSPORTATION

SOURCE: Canadian Airports Council

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