Starting this week, Toronto Pearson will rock, pop and dance its way into summer with YYZ Live! Developed in partnership with the City of Toronto, #YYZLive features 150 performances from local musicians at two performance areas in the airport, in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. Performances will be held daily at 7:00pm (Terminal 1 International Arrivals) and 8:00pm (Terminal Link train... View details ⇨
On Monday, June 26, 2017, we celebrated the official launch of our partnership with Greyhound Bus. We were joined by MP Ruby Sahota, representing Brampton North, as well as our tourism partners, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). This new service gives our community a sustainable choice for transit that gets cars off the road and opens up new opportunities for tourism in Ontario.... View details ⇨
On June 17, the the Greater Toronto Airports Authority held the 2017 Toronto Pearson Street Festival. The Festival is an important event for us. It gives the GTAA a chance to join with partners from across – and around – the airport to tell our story of how we all work together to run Canada’s busiest airport.
We recognize that not everyone was able to enjoy the Festival due to an... View details ⇨
Do you know how much honey our #YYBeeZ produced last year? Guess the right amount (in pounds) and win a jar of our ‘Just Plane Honey’. Contest closes at 4 p.m. Contest rules: [ Bit.ly Link ] #PollinatorWeek #winPPC2017
"I call myself a bee guardian. My job is to make sure the YYBeeZ colonies have a comfortable home and access to diverse food sources. I got into beekeeping because of my children, because research I did online suggested that local raw honey might help combat their seasonal allergies.
Working with honey bees is a therapeutic experience. You can sit beside a hive and watch amazing moments... View details ⇨
The location for the Wednesday, June 21 Community Environment and Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) meeting has been moved to the Airport Emergency Support Centre building, 2935 Convair Drive, to ensure we can accommodate for the growing number of attendees. Parking will be available on site and shuttle service from 3111 Convair Drive will be offered as well. Get all the details here: [ Bit.ly... View details ⇨
We are sad to share that the GTAA will not be able to offer Airside Tours at this year’s Street Festival. Because of the level of activity that we expect on the airfield, we won’t be able to run the Tour program without impacting those operations.
Fortunately, you will still have an incredible, up-close view of the airfield from the Festival grounds, where you can catch all the action. We... View details ⇨
Toronto Pearson is an important part of the region and your community. Our airport is growing as an employment zone and now as a transit centre. Both increasing demand for air travel and the rising population of the Greater Toronto Area are behind our growth.
Join us this summer at our public workshops, taking place across the GTA, to discuss... View details ⇨
"I spend my days in the office planning and preparing to participate in dozens of festivals and community events in the GTA. On the weekend, our team is out in the community at events like the Bread and Honey Festival and Celebrampton. I was hired from my co-op program at Seneca College, and I’ll be here all summer. I live in Mississauga and it’s great to be able to live and work in the same... View details ⇨
On Saturday evening, the inaugural flight from our newest carrier, TAP Portugal, landed at Toronto Pearson. The event was marked by a special celebration with TAP Portugal's CEO and GTAA staff in attendance.
The new route between Toronto Pearson and Lisbon, Portugal will be offered 5x week.
Next weekend is the 2017 Toronto Pearson Street Festival! We're so excited to invite our neighbors in for this exclusive look at how Toronto Pearson works. Register for free and enter to win an Ultimate Airport Tour experience: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"A long time ago I met someone at a house party and she said she worked at the airport. I used to go out on the roof of the terminal—back when that was possible—and watch the planes. I asked where she worked and she said the AOCC, which is what it was called back then. 'Wow that would be a really cool place to work,' I said. 'Well we’re hiring!' she responded. This is my twenty-seventh year at... View details ⇨