Over the last three months I have been travelling to festivals all around the Lower Mainland to talk about our airport and some of its key contributions to the region. Here are the top 5 highlights from my summer adventures!
YVR welcomed one of the world's largest and heaviest aircraft this week.
The newest addition to the International Departures Food Court family at YVR is Wendy's, a fast-food institution that was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas.
More than a hundred golfers teed off recently at the Quilchena Golf and Country Club for YVR for Kids annual golf tournament. The festivities continued late into the evening at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport for the annual YVR for Kids gala dinner and auction.
High on the list of greatest Canadian inventions comes this practical and essential travel tool.
Our airport has a long history going back more than 80 years, when a snub from famed aviator Charles Lindbergh inspired the city to set aside some land for a proper airport. Since then YVR has seen many milestones, including a very important one in 1947 when international air service to and from then Vancouver Airport began to take place.
One of the first things I see Canadians do after returning home after a long trip is hit up a Tim Hortons for a cup of home brew, and the daily line at Starbucks of YVR staffers is like clockworkBetween the two java purveyors they pour on average 9,104 cups off coffee every single day
A look at what I've learned on the job so far, including some fast facts that tell the story of our busy, modern international airport.
On July 30th, four officers from Canada Border Services Agency stationed at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) were instrumental in saving a man’s life after he collapsed and became unconscious with no pulse. The quick reaction of these four officers along with the response from many others was an extraordinary demonstration of teamwork from the greater YVR community.
The floatplane industry has a long, storied history in B.C. A combination of terrain, mild winter weather and key cities with water access make the DHC-3 Single Otter.one of the most frequently flown and versatile amphibious aircraft.