Professional Development

CIA Annual Meeting
St. John's Convention Centre, NL


St. John’s International Airport is serviced daily by Air Canada, WestJet, and Porter Airlines. Both Air Canada and WestJet offer direct flights from some major Canadian cities.

The St. John’s International Airport is 10 minutes from the city centre.

Air Canada
Air Canada is the official airline for CIA meetings and seminars. By flying Air Canada and using the convention number BAPBEG41 you can save 15 percent on all fares. Just enter the convention number in the promotion code box when booking your online ticket at

You can use the promotion code for round-trip fares and one-way fares into St. John’s, but one-way fares out of St. John’s are not eligible for the discount.

WestJet offers a 10 percent discount on Econo, Flex, and Plus fares when using promo code WFL23 and coupon code 8XRXPQ0 with their online booking process. The discount is valid for flights into and out of St. John’s, Newfoundland from June 25, 2016 to July 2, 2016.

To book reservations using this discount code, visit You must enter both the promo and coupon codes at the time of booking – on the first step of a reservation using the Book a flight widget on If you require assistance, please call WestJet at 1-844-213-5230, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MST), Monday to Friday.

Airport Transfers

City Wide Taxi is the exclusive provider of ground transportation services for the public at St. John’s International Airport.  The taxi rate to the Delta Hotel is $25.

There is no public transit or shuttle service from St. John’s International Airport to downtown St. John’s.

Car Rentals

The St. John’s airport (YYT) has six car rental companies on-site. As there are a limited number of cars available, it is strongly recommended that you contact the car rental companies directly in advance of your visit to ensure availability. 

Phone: (709) 722-6620
The CIA has a 5 percent discount rate with Avis Rent a Car. When making your reservation, please quote our Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number C145099.  

Phone: (709) 747-1234

Phone: (709) 738-3900

Phone: (709) 726-0795

Phone: (709) 722-4307

Phone: (709) 722-6000

Should you need assistance in making your travel arrangements to attend the meeting, we invite you to contact Colin Dignard, UNIGLOBE The Premiere Travel Group, via e-mail at [email protected], toll free at 1-800-267-9372, ext. 1033, or Jamie Taylor, UNIGLOBE The Premiere Travel Group, via e-mail at [email protected], toll free at 1-800-267-9372, ext. 2226. Booking fees will apply.




Eliot Bauer



Hannover RE
Oliver Wyman


Society of Actuaries