Regina International Airport

Work on Airport Runway Paused After Death of Worker

May 28, 2023 | 3:00am

Its been a tough couple of days for everyone involved in a major project at Regina’s International Airport. A worker died Friday morning while working on the maintenance and extension of the airport’s main runway. In a statement, the Regina Airport Authority says contact, and support for all of the people involved now and into […]

How to navigate the WestJet Labour Dispute

May 18, 2023 | 3:29pm

Unless there is some last minute deal, it appears inevitable that pilots with WestJet will be going on strike, or locked out by the employer early Friday Morning. This is going to impact WestJet passengers all across the country. In Regina, there is a key aspect of this that isn’t generally known.  The pilots who […]

Regina’s Airport Preparing for WestJet Labour Dispute

May 16, 2023 | 8:52am

WestJet is a key operator of Regina’s International Airport, but all that could come to stop on Thursday night. With the airline issuing lockout notice Monday night after the pilot’s issued strike notice, there seems to be little hope of stopping this labour dispute. This means most, if not all of WestJet’s flights will be […]

More displaced Ukrainians arrived in Regina today

Mar 27, 2023 | 10:19am

The fifth flight carrying displaced Ukrainians from Europe to Saskatchewan will be arrived in Regina today. Some 4,000 Ukrainians have chosen to come to Saskatchewan to get away from the war in their country after the Russian Invasion. After they arrived at Regina International Airport there will be a slew of programs in place to […]

West Jet to Increase Capacity in and out of Regina and Saskatoon

Mar 7, 2023 | 1:23pm

Despite the some cuts to services here and there from airlines, there will be a whole lot of travel options for people flying out of Regina International Airport. WestJet is announcing a 64 per cent increase in seats in and out of Regina, and 46 per cent to and from Saskatoon. Justin Reves at the […]

City Votes For Tax Exemption for Regina International Airport

Feb 23, 2023 | 10:06am

Its been a tough few years for the Regina Airport. The pandemic brought air travel to a crawl, and Regina has lost some direct access routes to the United States as well as other Canadian destinations. City Council has decided to help, by approving a five year tax exemption for the airport.  It works out […]

Sunwing Cancels Service from Regina and Saskatoon

Dec 29, 2022 | 2:48pm

Its usually a gateway to a hot holiday somewhere, but right now Sunwing Airlines is in deep trouble. It announced it was discontinuing service to Regina and Saskatoon until at least February.  Anyone booked on flights in the coming weeks will be given an automatic refund.  The airline says it could take up to 30 […]

Icy Runway Causing Delays and Cancellations at YQR

Dec 28, 2022 | 1:56pm

Air Travel is continuing to recover from all of the stormy, wintery weather over Christmas. At Regina’s Airport, there are some delays and cancellations because of the weather here. Airport President and CEO James Bogusz says freezing rain laid a thick coating of ice on the runway.  He tells 620CKRM crews have been working around […]

Regina airport welcomes news of border COVID testing to be dropped

Sep 22, 2022 | 4:18pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has agreed to let a cabinet order enforcing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements at the Canadian border expire at the end of this month. This is welcome news to James Bogusz, Regina International Airport president and CEO. “For many weeks we have been working with other airports, airlines and a number of […]

YQR maintains status as international airport

Aug 11, 2022 | 10:43am

Regina’s airport is once again basking in its status as an international airport. Transport Canada has maintained the Regina Airport Authority’s international designation until at least March 2023. In January 2021, the federal government revised the list of airports that had international designations, removing some airports from the list, including YQR. “As the 15th busiest […]