Airport operator PortsToronto announced today (September 21) that 268,584 people traveled through Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport in Ontario in August 2016, marking the busiest month in its history.
More than 782,000 passengers arrived and departed through the airport this summer, making it the busiest summer in its history. Both Porter Airlines and Air Canada contributed to the high passenger numbers, which were a combination of leisure and business travelers.
Gene Cabral, executive vice president, PortsToronto, said, “With two award-winning commercial carriers with direct service to more than 20 destinations in Canada and the USA, and connections to 80 international destinations via our airlines’ networks, Billy Bishop Airport is an important gateway for business and leisure travelers alike. Whether for business or leisure, more and more people are choosing to embark on their journey quickly, comfortably and conveniently at Billy Bishop Airport, and we are thrilled that the summer of 2016 marked the busiest in our airport’s history.”