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Canadian Airports Safety Week

Today Skyxe Saskatoon Airport, along with 29 airports across Canada, have kicked off Canadian Airports Safety Week, an airport-led initiative to promote healthy and safe work practices among airport employees. All airport staff, whether they are working in the terminal building or on the airfield, will be encouraged to take part in themed discussions and events throughout the week.

“We are committed to the safety of airport employees and our guests, and we are excited to partner with airports across Canada to raise awareness of safety issues within the aviation industry,” Stephen Maybury, President & CEO, Saskatoon Airport Authority.

Canadian Airports Safety Week, which is occurring between October 2nd and October 6th, will have a different theme each day. They are as follows:

Day 1 - Monday, October 2nd, 2017: Worker Safety
Day 2 - Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017: Airside Safety
Day 3 - Wednesday, October 4th, 2017: Security Safety
Day 4 - Thursday, October 5th, 2017: Hazard Reporting & Environmental Safety
Day 5 - Friday, October 6th, 2017: Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Free Friday

Skyxe will be promoting Safety Week within the Saskatoon airport community with a variety of activities for its partners and employees at the airport.

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For more information contact:
Stephen Maybury
President & CEO
Skyxe Saskatoon Airport
306-975-6464
smaybury@skyxe.ca

About Skyxe Saskatoon Airport Skyxe Saskatoon Airport is operated by Saskatoon Airport Authority. Skyxe Saskatoon Airport is a partner in developing Saskatoon and Saskatchewan by delivering the most valued airport experience in Canada. The Saskatoon Airport saw 1,452,349 passengers in 2016, the second busiest year ever with an average five-year growth rate of 2.4%.

About Canadian Airports Safety Week
Canadian Airports Safety Week is an airport-led initiative that promotes healthy and safe work practices among airport employees. Twenty-nine airports are actively taking part this year, which is being led by the Canadian Airports Council (CAC). Canadian Airports Safety Week was first launched in 2015 by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, with 24 participating airports.

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