Like moths to a flame, there’s nothing that draws a cluster of passengers waiting for a flight more than an elusive power outlet. Most airport terminals were built well before the invention of portable technology, meaning that power outlets can be few and far between.
Join us this Monday, Feb. 27, for a special send-off for some truly unique athletes. Members of Special Olympics British Columbia’s Team BC will be at YVR as they head out to compete at the 2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Alberta.
Like the popular Molson commercials suggest, hockey is most definitely a Canadian game. And that’s why the Richmond Olympic Oval embraced our national sport last weekend as part of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada.
This Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony (can you believe it’s already been two years?), a day that conjures up feelings of nostalgia for many of us who work at YVR.
If you’ve ever spent time near the departures or arrival areas, you know that love is constantly in the air at Vancouver International Airport. From tearful goodbyes to joyful reunions, there’s something about the airport that makes it romantic and a great place to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
2011 was a big year at YVR, not only did we turn 80 but we welcomed the launch of a new airline and announced two more to come for 2012. In addition to the increased connectivity that our newest airline, China Southern, currently offers, and that Virgin Atlantic Airways and Sichuan Airlines will bring later this year, each route also generates a whole whack load of jobs.