New regulations governing drone flying - Aéroports de Montréal congratulates Minister Garneau

MONTRÉAL, March 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - In the wake of the federal government's announcement of new rules governing the flying of recreational drones, Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) wishes to congratulate Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau for this important safety initiative.

"Like birds, drones are an aviation safety risk and it was important to regulate this type of aircraft, particularly when used for recreational purposes," says Pierre-Paul Pharand, ADM's Vice-President, Airport Operations, Infrastructures and Air Services Development. "Aéroports de Montréal, with the support of its Airport Patrol service, will remain vigilant to ensure compliance with these regulations and the safety of its facilities."

About Aéroports de Montréal
Aéroports de Montréal is the local airport authority that has been responsible for the management, operation and development of Montréal–Trudeau and Montréal–Mirabel international airports since 1992. The Corporation employs 650 people at both airports and at head office.

For more information about Aéroports de Montréal and its activities, visit our website at  www.admtl.com.

 

SOURCE Aéroports de Montréal

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