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YVR Air Mail

Official Newsletter for Vancouver Airport Authority

JUNE 2010

Welcome to the June edition of Air Mail. We hope you enjoy the articles and welcome your feedback.

YVR Employees Pick Up Debris

While You Were Sleeping, We Were Fighting FOD

Long before your first cup of coffee, more than 150 volunteers from the airport community were already hard at work making a clean sweep of YVR’s runways at YVR’s 18th annual FOD Walk

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Mary Jordan

Change Is In The Chair At YVR

Vancouver Airport Authority announces that former airline executive and Airport Authority director Mary Jordan will be the new chair of its community-based Board of Directors

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Vancouver Airport Authority's Annual Report

2009 By The Numbers

No time to read our full annual report?

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Child in YVR's Observation Area.

YVR 1-0-1: Airport Announces Student Tour Program For Fall 2010

We think the airport is a pretty cool place for learning to take-off.

Click for More Info Find out how local students are getting the chance to soar.


Getting To Work By-Cycle

Bike to Work Week rolls into YVR.

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Aircraft Of The Month: Circling The Skies For Safety

A look at NAV CANADA's use of the CRJ200 for ILS checks.

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Bob Cowan, Executive Vice President

Bob Cowan: The Secret To His Success

Career highlights of the man who always delivers on-time and on-budget.

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YVR's FOD radar detection system gets its name from the tarsier, a small nocturnal mammal renowned for its enormous eyes and excellent night vision.


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