air traffic control tower

Nav Canada announces Regina air traffic control tower will not close

Apr 15, 2021 | 12:11pm

Nav Canada has decided to not close air traffic control towers or flight service stations across Canada, including the tower at the Regina International Airport. The announcement was delivered in a news release late Thursday morning stating the company is committed to no site closures at seven airports that were under a service review. The […]

Mayor Masters joins other Canadian mayors in fight to keep air traffic control towers

Feb 14, 2021 | 10:16am

Regina Mayor Sandra Masters has signed a letter asking Nav Canada, and Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, to not close YQR’s air traffic control tower. The letter was also signed by the mayors of Whitehorse, Prince George, Fort McMurray, Windsor, and Sault Ste. Marie, whose airports face the same fate. We are battling for our […]

YQR’s President and CEO continuing fight for air traffic control tower

Feb 1, 2021 | 7:41am

Regina Airport Authority President and CEO James Bogusz says air traffic controllers in the Queen City have received concerning news recently. Bogusz learned from the union that represents the workers that notices were sent by Nav Canada that he believes clearly state they intend to close the air traffic control tower and convert it to […]

Airport Authority CEO pushing against YQR flight control tower closure

Jan 14, 2021 | 12:45pm

The proposed closure of the air traffic control tower at the Regina International Airport would be devasting, says the Airport CEO. James Bogusz says for the airport to have any hope of seeing pre-pandemic flight volumes return to YQR, the tower needs to be in place. The discussion comes after NavCanada notified YQR that due […]