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YVR Air Mail

Official Newsletter for Vancouver Airport Authority

August 2011

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80th Anniversary

80 Memorable Years Marked at YVR

July 22, 2011 marked our 80th Anniversary. To celebrate this milestone we hosted an open house for the community.

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Summer Travel Tips

Summer Travel Tips

Whether the family is heading out to visit grandma at the cottage, or jet-setting on a luxury vacation, you will want to check out these tips to ensure you can get away with minimal stress.

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Live at YVR

Public Voting Ends Today for Live@YVR

One of five finalists has the chance to live at YVR for 80 days. This week, the public will vote for its favourite – and starting August 17th, YVR has a new resident!

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Future Travel

YVR Hosts Future Travel Experience 2011

The global forum for travel industry stakeholders happens September 7 to 9, 2011 in Vancouver and is hosted by Vancouver Airport Authority.

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Celebration of Light

YVR Supports Celebration of Light

This summer, the Celebration of Light expanded to Kits Beach where Vancouver Airport Authority is proud to sponsor the YVR Community Stage.

Click for More Info Read about YVR's involvement in the 2011 Celebration of Light.

Global Entry Kiosks

U.S. Global Entry kiosks now available at YVR

Vancouver International Airport is the first U.S. preclearance airport to have operational U.S. Global Entry kiosks.

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Golf For Kids

YVR Golf for Kids Celebrates 20 Years

Celebrating its 20th year, the annual YVR Golf for Kids tournament, gala dinner and auction will be held on September 15, 2011.

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Aircraft of the Month: BD-5

The BD-5 is a small, single-seat homebuilt aircraft known for its small size.

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Did you know that the original terminal building, which opened in 1931, was destroyed by fire in the 1950s?


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