Airport traffic taking off

Last year ended on a high note for the Red Deer Airport.

Northwestern Air Lease Ltd., which offers twice-weekly scheduled service to both Kelowna, B.C. and Fort McMurray, enjoyed high passenger loads in December.

In fact, said Red Deer Airport Authority CEO RJ Steenstra, the count might have been the highest on record for the Springbrook-based airport.

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WestJet reports record November load factor, strong growth in passenger traffic

CALGARY – WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) had a record November load factor and showed a significant increase in passenger traffic over the same month last year.

WestJet president and CEO Gregg Saratsky credits the increased traffic to partnerships with other airlines and an increase in business travellers.

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