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  • New Baggage Carts Arrive at YVR

    Our brand new 2014 YVR Baggage Carts rolled out today at YVR. And yes, they're still free!
  • Busy Summer Ahead for YVR's Runways

    Think spring cleaning your closet is tough? Imagine how much work goes into maintenance, upgrades and cleaning of YVR’s runways and taxiways to ensure the safety and security of the airport.
  • Win free tickets to The Magic Flute

    Like the hundreds of airplanes that come and go every day from YVR, a good opera can whisk you away to a different place and let you escape everyday life. Want to see a performance of The Magic Flute? We're giving away two tickets for this Saturday's show (March 16, 2013).
  • @YVRAirport Reaches 10,000 followers

    This past weekend we reached a new milestone for us here at Vancouver Airport Authority as our @yvrairport Twitter handle hit 10,000 followers! And while this number is small compared to the likes of @ladygaga and @justinbieber's millions of followers, there's a story behind @yvraiport's growth and why 10,000 followers is, for us, a big deal.
  • Top Technology for Travellers

    Keeping entertained and connected while travelling has become much easier in recent years. Tablet computers have replaced heavy laptops; e-readers have replaced a stack of books and portable DVD players and Smartphones keep the little ones entertained.
  • The Future of Travel

    Infrared identification? Airport Apps? Biometric scanning? Leisure space travel? No, it’s not Star Trek re-run, it’s Future Travel Experience – the worldwide forum for aviation innovation and technologies which just wrapped-up in Vancouver.
  • Cleaning Up BC's Shorelines

    Did you know that more than 3,200 six-pack beverage can rings and 38,412 food wrappers/containers were picked up along BC’s shorelines last year? That’s 800 cans of pop and enough fast-food breakfast, lunch and dinners for one person for 35 years!
  • Sichuan Airlines’ Has Arrived!

    Today, YVR welcomed Sichuan Airlines’ inaugural flight to North America from inland China. This new service, between Vancouver International Airport and Chengdu, via Shenyang, will operate three times per week and is North America’s only direct flight to China’s interior, offering passengers more options and creating greater opportunities for business and tourism.
  • Health & Safety Week Starts at YVR

    North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH for short - we airport people like our acronyms!) week kicked off at YVR today with an opening event and wellness fair.
  • Playoff Action Hits YVR

    From shootouts to shutouts, wrist shots to slap shots and penalties to passes, hockey fever has hit YVR as the NHL playoffs officially start today.
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