From the Winnipeg Free Press, more good news for our province's northern airports.
That time of year again is coming up: the time of year when Winnipeggers get together to compete in a Plane Pull contest – flexing their muscles, practicing their chants and wearing outrageous costumes – all in support of United Way of Winnipeg.
This past summer, Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport added another route to its list of destinations: Iceland. And, we are pleased to announce that the carrier, Iceland Express, will be returning next summer to fly a weekly route direct from Winnipeg to Reykjavik, starting in June.
Ever seen a flying saucer in the sky? I haven’t. But I have seen one at the Western Canada Aviation Museum, where a replica of the Avro Avrocar is housed for display. Not as interesting as a flying one, no doubt, but still pretty cool.
We've had a few enivornmentally focused blog posts on this site, but now we will be writing more about what Winnipeg Airports Authority does to ensure minimal impact on the environment, particularly on the land in which we share with the community. Today's post looks at our close connection with two tributaries that run on and near our property, and what we're doing to monitor its water quality.