Billy Bishop Airport sees 700K passengers in record-breaking spring season

Jun 28 2019, 1:53 pm

It was a busy spring for Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport, with over 700,000 passengers making their way through the scenic waterfront airport.

As we head into the first official long weekend of summer, Billy Bishop Airport has announced that it just had its busiest spring on record, with 701,573 passengers travelling through the airport from March to May 2019.

Billy Bishop Airport’s award-winning carriers, Porter Airlines and Air Canada, contributed to the record passenger numbers, which were a combination of business and leisure travellers.

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“Billy Bishop Airport is renowned for its unique passenger experience which includes complimentary shuttle service to/from Union Station, comfortable lounges, superior customer service and with the airport’s prime location steps from downtown Toronto, a level of convenience that can’t be beat,” said Gene Cabral, executive vice president of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, in a statement.

“With the warm weather finally here and travellers taking off on holiday to destinations like New York, Montreal, Boston, Halifax, or beautiful cottage country in Muskoka, this summer is already shaping up to be a busy one,” said Cabral.

“We are thrilled to announce our record-breaking spring and look forward to welcoming travellers through YTZ this summer and making their journeys as smooth as possible.”

Each month this spring had record-breaking monthly passenger levels, including a record 257,614 passengers in May alone, and surpassing the previous year’s spring numbers by a record 23,000 people.

Billy Bishop Airport serviced 2,807,208 business and leisure travellers in 2018 and is Canada’s ninth busiest airport.