Canada’s Airports Highlight Aviation Safety

OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canadian Airports Safety Week will return this year from September 17th
to 21st 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 17th, 2018: Worker Safety
2 – Tuesday, September 18th, 2018: Airside Safety
Day 3
– Wednesday, September 19th, 2018: Security Safety
Day 4
– Thursday, September 20th, 2018: Hazard Reporting &
Environmental Safety
Day 5 – Friday, September 21st,
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

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.


Canadian Airports Council
Gavin Tan, 613-560-9302 ext. 17