February 10, 2014
Toronto— Today, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) issued an update on the review it has undertaken to improve service to, and communications with, Canadians, Toronto Pearson travellers, and airport partners.
“Toronto Pearson is Canada’s leading transportation hub. We have a responsibility to our passengers, to our communities, and to our airport partners to offer the best travel and airport experience possible,” said Vijay Kanwar, Chair of the Board of Directors of the GTAA. “The GTAA has been hard at work, taking a serious look at last month’s events, and opportunities for improvement.”
On April 10, 2014, the Board of Directors and management of the GTAA will announce a series of action items to improve airport operations and communications related to extreme weather events. These action items will be the result of the substantive and comprehensive review currently underway, led by an ad hoc committee of the Board of Directors and in consultation with expert consultants. This review includes:
Once complete, all reports and recommendations will be reviewed and evaluated by expert, independent members of a blue ribbon panel. Reporting to the ad hoc committee, this panel will include:
The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport, the largest airport in Canada, the second largest airport in North America in terms of international traffic, and one of the largest airports in North America in terms of total passenger and air cargo traffic.
Contact: GTAA Media Office (416) 776-3709