Billy Bishop Soars in 2011

Dec 29, 2011
Toronto (December 29, 2011) – The Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which is owned and operated by the Toronto Port Authority, is expected to surpass its estimate of 1.5 million passengers for 2011, an increase of 37 per cent over 2010, and double the number of passengers it served in 2009.

Holiday Carolling at Billy Bishop Airport

Dec 16, 2011
TPA and Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. are co-hosting three afternoons of carolling on December 19-21 at the island side Airport Terminal of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

TPA Chooses Preferred Pedestrian Tunnel P3 Proponent

Nov 25, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today announced that it is entering into negotiations with Forum Infrastructure Partners (Forum) to build the public-private partnership pedestrian tunnel to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Airport Upgrades to Meet Passenger Demands

Oct 26, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) has unveiled several Improvements at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport that respond to the needs of airport users and increased activity at the airport

Soaring Airport Popularity Leads to Strong Financial Growth in 2010

Sep 16, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) closed out 2010 with net income of $7.1 million, a five-fold increase over 2009, representing the third year in a row that it has operated at a profit, President and CEO Geoffrey A. Wilson said today, at the TPA’s Annual Meeting.

TPA AGM date announced

Aug 16, 2011
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Meeting of the Toronto Port Authority will be held at the Harbourfront Centre in the “Brigantine Room”, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario on Friday, September 16, 2011, commencing at 9:30 a.m. This meeting is open to the public.

Sail-In Cinema Movies Announced

Jul 28, 2011
Canada’s first ever floating movie experience, Sail-In Cinema, will feature three water-themed movies selected by the public: the 1954 classic, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, will run Thursday, August 18, Jaws will run Friday, August 19, and the family-friendly Finding Nemo will play Saturday, August 20.

RFP for Noise Barrier Construction Issued

Jul 28, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority today released a Request for Construction Services on MERX, Canada’s leading electronic-tendering service, to design and build an acoustic noise barrier to mitigate airport ground noise at the Billy Bishop Airport.

Airport noise complaints for June 2011

Jul 21, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) received a total of 57 complaints last month, only five (5) of which were related to the record 2,357 commercial flights coming into and leaving Billy Bishop Airport in June.

Agreement Reached with City of Toronto.

Jul 14, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority and the City of Toronto reached an agreement today, that will see the two parties work collaboratively to build infrastructure in downtown Toronto.

Agreement Will Be 'Win-Win' for City and Airport Users

Jul 11, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority’s (TPA) Board of Directors has given the green light to an agreement going before City of Toronto Council this week, that would see the TPA’s proposed pedestrian tunnel to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport accommodate the City’s own infrastructure upgrade to water mains to the Toronto Islands.

First Ever Sail In Cinema Event

Jun 27, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA), which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, announced that it is holding North America’s first ever floating movie event, Sail-In Cinema.

TPA Introduces New Noise Management System

Jun 17, 2011
The TPA has implemented new public monthly noise reporting this month, having installed a state of the art system to trackflights and match them to the complaints.

OHM Floats into Summer 2011

Jun 09, 2011
The TPA today raised the curtain on the first stage of a major upgrade at the Outer Harbour Marina (OHM).

TPA 100th Anniversary Events

May 26, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) kicked off its centennial this month with a flag raising at its headquarters on Harbour Street.

Annual Tour Boat Safety Training Takes Place May 14

May 13, 2011
On Saturday May 14, the Toronto Port Authority is conducting its annual tour boat safety training for 250 crew members and officers of tour boat industry, as a member of the Toronto Marine Emergency Response Council (TMERC).

Public Meeting on Noise Barriers EA Set for May 12

Apr 29, 2011
On May 12, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) will be holding a public meeting at the Harbourfront Community Centre, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., to review the preliminary findings of an environmental assessment for building noise barriers at the Billy Bishop Airport.

TPA Sponsors Harbourfront Summer

Apr 06, 2011
Harbourfront Centre and the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today announced a new partnership, that will see TPA become the lead summer partner for Harbourfront Centre’s Hot Spot Summer, that runs from the Victoria Day weekend through Thanksgiving at the Harbourfront Centre 10-acre central waterfront site.

Spring Shipping Season Kicks Off

Mar 29, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA), today, officially welcomed the first ocean-vessel (known as a ‘saltie’) of the 2011 spring shipping season.

TPA Beaver Hat Ceremony

Mar 28, 2011
150th Beaver Hat Ceremony marks opening of spring shipping season at the Port of Toronto

TPA Sets the Record Straight on PILTs

Mar 24, 2011
Characterising the claims made by CommunityAIR as “without merit, inaccurate and genuinely offensive” TPA President and CEO Geoff Wilson today publicly released a response to the group’s open letter to Mayor Ford.

Air Canada to Begin Service from Billy Bishop May 1

Mar 04, 2011
 The Toronto Port Authority today announced that Air Canada and the City Centre Terminal Corporation (CCTC), which owns the terminal building at the popular Billy Bishop Airport, have reached an agreement on a terminal lease arrangement that will see Air Canada start operations by May 1, 2011.

Noise Management Program Gets Boost

Feb 17, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today released a one-year status update on the independent Jacobs Consultancyreport submitted last February, which recommended measures to improve noise mitigation at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

TPA Statement on Proposed federal regulation

Feb 11, 2011
Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen today said that he was pleased that the federal Department of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities is introducing a draft regulation intended to clarify that the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) has the authority to build a pedestrian tunnel to the popular Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Toronto Port Authority Backgrounder

Feb 11, 2011
 The Tripartite Agreement (1983, amended in 2003) that governs the operation of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport prohibits a vehicular tunnel, and expressly permits a fixed link bridge.

Next Steps on Noise Barriers Announced

Jan 04, 2011
The Toronto Port Authority, which owns and operates the popular Billy Bishop Airport released its plans to conduct an Environmental Assessment (EA) to assess the potential impacts to the environment of installing the proposed noise barriers.