Serving as a gateway into the Canadian Maritime Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax Stanfield International Airport receives service from more than a dozen airline companies. International flights land in the International Arrival area, which is located on the Main Level of the terminal building. The check-in counters and gates are located on the Departure Level, which is above the Main Level.
The busiest airline at Halifax Stanfield International Airport is Air Canada. Passengers can use the Canadian flag carrier for direct service to major domestic and international airports. Air Canada connects Halifax Regional Municipality with Montreal, the largest city in the province of Quebec. By offering trips to Toronto-Pearson International Airport, Air Canada also takes passengers to the capital of Ontario Province and the largest city in the country. It also makes sense that the Canadian flag carrier offers trips to Ottawa, the nation’s capital city.
By offering direct trips to London-Heathrow Airport, Air Canada operates one of the few direct routes between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and Europe. Air Canada also invites tourists to enjoy great resorts in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Sea. Bermuda, Cancun, Orlando, Montego Bay, Punta Cana, Providenciales, and Tampa can be reached during peak seasons via Canada’s national airline.
Another major domestic airline serving Halifax Stanfield International Airport is WestJet. This low-cost carrier offers year round flights to Calgary International Airport, which serves as the main hub for this company. Westjet also connects the Halifax region with St. John’s, the largest city in the Newfoundland and Labrador province of Canada. This Canadian airline can also be used to fly to the country’s busiest airport in Toronto. On a seasonal interval, WestJet also takes tourists to Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and the United States.
Air Transat specializes in offering direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and popular vacation spots in American and Caribbean territory. The airline takes passengers to Florida’s Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and St. Petersburg. Cancun, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, and Varadero are other popular overseas destinations offered by Air Transat. Additionally, this Canadian carrier offers non-stop flights to Gatwick Airport in London. All Air Transat services operate on a limited seasonal schedule.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport is directly connected to some of the biggest cities in the United States thanks to three major U.S. carriers. Delta offers trips to Detroit and New York City while United Airlines offers flights to Newark and Chicago. Philadelphia and Washington D.C. are on the list of US Airways destinations.