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Charges laid after false baggage claims at Edmonton airport: RCMP

RCMP have laid fraud charges after two men allegedly tried to claim their luggage had been lost at the Edmonton International Airport, but surveillance video told another story. 179 more words

Crime

Privatize Canada's largest airports, think tank recommends

The federal government should sell stakes in Canada’s major airports to private investors to raise money and cut costs for passengers, a forthcoming C.D. Howe Institute report says. 324 more words

Local News

Privatized Canadian airports could hurt economic development, Brian Mason says

Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Brian Mason raised a red flag Friday about whether federal airport privatization plans could hurt Alberta’s economic growth.

“The current model with its strong local governance has, in my opinion, allowed us to effectively utilize our airports as a tool for economic development,” he said in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. 464 more words

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Discount airline NewLeaf nearly doubles flights at Edmonton International Airport

Discount airline NewLeaf has upped the number of routes flying to and from Edmonton.

On Thursday, the company announced it was expanding from nine departures and nine arrivals to 16 departures and 16 arrivals. 423 more words

Consumer

Edmonton researcher denied entry to U.S. calls for an end to prejudice

Like many times before, Parsin Hajireza was headed to a conference in the U.S. to present exciting new findings from his University of Alberta lab. 572 more words

Local News

Edmonton air travellers advised to call airlines with questions on ban

When Edmontonian Abdulrahman al Rasheed came to Canada almost seven years ago, he was happy for his fellow refugee friends to be sent to the United States. 537 more words

Local News

Cool idea: Edmonton Eskimos have a sports bar now at Edm. Intl. Airport!

I think this is awesome publicity for the CFL. The Edmonton Eskimos have opened an Eskimos-themed sports bar for departing travellers at Edmonton International Airport, with the grand opening on Wednesday. 113 more words