Indigenous Tourism BC signs agreement with BC Assembly of First Nations

Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) and the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand B.C.’s rich collection of Indigenous tourism products and experiences. By signing the MOU, both parties agree to collaborate with each other—as well as with tourism, business, educational and government organizations—to support growth of Indigenous […]

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Air Canada named favourite North American airline by millenials

Air Canada was recently named Favourite Airline in North America in a survey of global millennial travellers at the 2019 Trazee Awards in Chicago. The Trazees is an international award that recognizes the best in travel across a broad range of categories. Votes were compiled from December 2018 to March 2019. Trazee Travel is a web […]

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Feedback needed from YVR’s planespotting community

YVR’s unique, community-based operating model is an essential part of its commitment to create an airport of which British Columbians can be proud. As a not-for-profit organization, YVR reinvests all profits back into improving the airport, providing connections to routes and supporting the people and organizations that make its Sea Island community so special. During […]

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Future Travel: British Airways’ predictions

According to a major global travel report published by British Airways, hyper-personalization, immersive virtual realities, 3D printed health solutions, modular aircraft connected to city infrastructure, hypersonic flying and the rise of super-slow “flight cruises” are all part of the future of air travel. The BA 2119: Flight of the Future Report was commissioned by the […]

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Sunwing First Officer Jessalyn Teed named a Top 20 Under 40 for 2019

Sunwing Airlines First Officer Jessalyn Teed, has been named one of Wings Top 20 Under 40 for 2019. Wings is the official publication partner of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. The award recognizes inspiring young leaders under the age of 40 who are influencing the Canadian aviation and aerospace industry. First Officer Jessalyn Teed, […]

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UK Royal Air Force Red Arrows to soar across North America

A huge tour of North America by the Red Arrows—aimed at promoting the United Kingdom—has begun. Fighter jets from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team took off from their base at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, UK earlier this month, to begin a 4,922-kilometre journey across the North Atlantic. This is the largest North American tour to […]

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Alpine celebration at YVR for Swiss National Day, August 1

Swiss National Day was August 1 and in celebration YVR hosted themed events and activities centred around Switzerland. The Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver, Pascal Bornoz, organized performances by a Swiss alphorn and yodelling band to wish guests bon voyage on their flight from YVR and a happy Swiss National Day. Chocolates from Switzerland’s […]

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Silver Spitfire begins four-month, round-the-world adventure

Over the last two years, more than a dozen specialists have worked to restore an original 1943 Spitfire Mk IX aircraft, which was originally built in Castle Bromwich, a suburb of Birmingham, England. The Spitfire is an iconic British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries during World War […]

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New Canadian Air Passenger Protection Regulations

In May 2018, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) began developing Air Passenger Protection Regulations to establish airline obligations towards passengers, including minimum compensation levels and standards of treatment in different circumstances. The CTA consulted broadly for three months with the travelling public, consumer rights groups and the airline industry through a variety of channels, including […]

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Authentic Italian coffee bar experience arrives at YVR with illycaffè

Every day, more than seven-million cups of illy coffee are served in office, homes and the finest cafés, restaurants and hotels in more than 140 countries around the world. This now includes YVR, where a brand new full-service illycaffè location is officially open for passengers travelling out of the International terminal. Located near gate D65, […]

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Award-winning banner designs celebrates Musqueam-YVR Friendship Agreement

It has been just over two years since the historic Musqueam-YVR Sustainability and Friendship Agreement was signed. This 30-year agreement formally acknowledges YVR’s ongoing working relationship that has always, but unofficially, existed. Based on friendship and respect, the agreement ultimately supports YVR and Musqueam’s mutual drive to achieve a sustainable future for both communities. Last […]

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