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Standard & Poor’s Affirms Airport Authority’s A+ Credit Rating and Maintains Outlook as Positive

Tue August 22, 2017

Release sent by the Halifax International Airport Authority.

This news release was originally sent out on August 22, 2017.

Following its annual review, Standard & Poor’s Financial Services (S&P) has affirmed HIAA’s A+ credit rating. At the same time, S&P maintained their outlook on Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) as positive. S&P is the world’s foremost provider of independent credit ratings.

S&P indicated that the A+ rating and positive outlook reflect the airport authority’s continued financial stability and forecasted growth.

“Once again, everyone at the airport authority and within the airport community should be proud of this achievement,” says Joyce Carter, HIAA President & CEO. “We are pleased that S&P continues to demonstrate their confidence in us. Our A+ credit rating is a testament to our ongoing prudent fiscal management. As one of the most critical pieces of transportation infrastructure in Atlantic Canada, this is gratifying news for our entire region.”

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