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YVR Air Mail

Official Newsletter for Vancouver Airport Authority

September 2011

Welcome to the September edition of Air Mail. If you're having trouble viewing images and links in this email, ensure that your spam filters and blockers are turned off for this email address.


Live@YVR Storytelling Continues

Have you met Jaeger Mah yet? Our Live@YVR contest winner moved into YVR and is sharing his experiences on Twitter, Facebook & online.

Click for More Info Follow his journey online.

Take-Off Fridays

Take-Off Fridays Takes Off Once Again

Another successful summer winds down and once again we say good-bye to Take-Off Fridays, a party which took place within the terminal every Friday.

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Lighting Upgrades

Three Year Lighting Project at YVR Completed

Over the past three years YVR has been involved in a project that saw the installation of new lighting, upgrades to low visibility systems as well as general runway maintenance.

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Remembering 9/11

This year marks the ten year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. YVR played a key role in hosting thousands of passengers who were forced to land at YVR after North American airspace closed.

Click for More Info Look back at what took place at YVR during September 11, 2011.

School Program

The Future Lands Here

The Airport Authorities School Tour Program, The Future Lands Here, launches its 2011 season on September 27, with tours for local grade 5 students running until November 24.

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Back to School with YVR’s Newest Retailer

The Boutique iStore is now open and offering customers a variety of lifestyle-focused high-tech solutions.

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Quest Food Exchange Opens New Store

Last week, Quest Food Exchange opened their signature low-cost grocery market in the Union Gospel Mission building on Hastings Street in Vancouver.

Click for More Info Learn about Quest Food Exchange and their newest store.


Aircraft of the Month: Learjet 45 XR

The Learjet 45 XR is the first business aircraft to be designed and manufactured entirely by computer, and is known for being able to fly faster, farther and higher for a lower operating cost.

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YVR Air Mail placed 3rd in the Best Newsletter category in the Airport Council International’s North American 2011 Excellence in Airport Marketing and Communications Contest. Thank you for your readership!


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