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October 2008
YVR Air Mail - October Issue

Welcome to the October issue of YVR Air Mail, the official newsletter for YVR and the Airport Authority. We hope you enjoy it and we welcome your feedback.




YVRAS Exports Expertise to Chicago Midway


YVR Airport Services (YVRAS) will expand its network of 18 airports with the addition of Chicago Midway Airport come 2009.

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The Domestic Terminal Turns 40


Much has changed since YVR's $32-million Main Terminal Building officially opened on Friday, October 25, 1968.

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Training for 2010

It's fast, thrilling, and one of the first sport events in preparation for the 2010 Winter Games that will allow the venues and YVR to practice and prepare.


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Green Taxis Taking Off From YVR

The next time you hop in a taxi from YVR, you may well enjoy a ride in one of the more than 100 hybrid and natural gas-operated vehicles.


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Flu Shots on the Fly

This fall, YVR passengers and airport employees can keep sniffles at bay and work and travel plans on track by getting a flu shot on the fly at Vancouver Airport Medical Clinic.


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Take a Sea Island Stroll this Fall

Located in the Fraser River Estuary and along the Pacific Flyway, Sea Island is home to a highly valued ecosystem.


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Community Corner: Tiny Owl Visits Trailer Town

Airport Authority employees who work in the project trailers near the terminal had a special visitor show up on their doorstep this month.


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Aircraft of the Month: Twin Otter Series 400

The Twin Otter is back and more efficient than ever. Improving on the legendary aircraft, Viking Air Limited re-launched production of the DHC-6 Twin Otter commuter aircraft in 2007.


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Grant McConachie Way is named in memory of G.W. Grant McConanchie: pilot, airline president, pioneer of northern flying and innovator of the jet age, whose contribution to Canadian aviation places him in the forefront of memory.


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