Billy Bishop Airport is an important international gateway and a key driver
to Toronto's economy, accounting for more than $2.1 billion in economic
output each year and supporting 6,500 jobs. In 2016, Billy Bishop Airport
was named the world's fourth best airport in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers'
Seventyeight Digital was engaged by the Airport Authority to design and
develop a responsive, visually engaging, user-friendly, interactive
information and communications hub designed to effectively serve the needs
of local, regional and international travellers.
Key outcomes included:
Centralized Development of a modern, dynamic, engaging, visually
appealing, clean design - one that complies with existing brand standards.
Optimized UI/UX design to provide streamlined screen layouts and site
navigation empowering users to easily complete key tasks with priority
given to flight information and status
A site that is architected and constructed using Responsive Web Design
(RWD) best practices in order to ensure optimized viewing for users through
the device of their choosing - desktop, tablet or smart phone. This was
particularly important given the extremely high contingent of travellers
accessing information on their mobile devices.
Integration of real-time Air Canada and Porter Airline data feeds into
flight status board that provides travellers with advanced browsing,
searching and filtering options.
Development of a real-time, geo-based interactive shuttle bus mapping
Integration of airport emergency notifications service and alert
A fully bilingual website (French and English) with the ability to
expand language options in the future.
A website that adheres to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)