TORONTO, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - Just two weeks into 2011, Toronto Pearson has
welcomed its one millionth passenger of the year on January 13.
Representatives from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and
Air Canada were on hand to congratulate a surprised Gary MacAskill of
Toronto on being the millionth passenger to pass through Toronto
To mark this milestone event, Keith Dias, Manager of Passenger Services
with Air Canada presented Mr. MacAskill with two round-trip passes for
Air Canada flights anywhere in North America.
"Welcoming our one millionth passenger so early in the year shows how
busy Toronto Pearson is," said Toby Lennox, Vice President of Corporate
Affairs and Communications for the GTAA. "We are very pleased to be
able to celebrate this milestone event with Mr. MacAskill and we look
forward to continuing to serve and delight our passengers throughout
the rest of this year."
Mr. MacAskill was at the airport this morning to board a flight to New
Brunswick. He is a seasoned traveller, a frequent user of Toronto
Pearson's facilities and was very pleased to be named Toronto Pearson's
one millionth passenger of 2011.
The GTAA is the non-share, not for profit authority that operates
Toronto Pearson. All revenue generated by the GTAA is reinvested back
into the airport. In 2009, 30.4 million passengers travelled through
[Photo editors: a hi-resolution photo is available; please call
SOURCE Greater Toronto Airports Authority
For further information:
GTAA Media Office (416) 776-3709