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In Memoriam: YVR Chaplain Emeritus, Layne Daggett

It was with sadness that the Board of the Vancouver Airport Chaplaincy advised the passing of its Chaplain Emeritus Layne Daggett on July 15, 2022. The Vancouver Airport Chaplaincy (VAC) was initiated with Vancouver Airport Authority by Rev. Layne Daggett in 1982, officially opening with a chaplain’s desk in the Domestic terminal in 1983. Over […]

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Pacific Heliport Services completes $1.7M upgrade at Vancouver Harbour Heliport

With support from the Province of British Columbia’s Airport Assistance Program (“BCAAP”) under the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Pacific Heliport Services (“PHS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Helijet, has completed a major $1.7M upgrade of the public use intermodal heliport in downtown Vancouver, on the south shore of Burrard Inlet. The upgrade project […]

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‘Free to Roam’ elephant conservation project highlighted on World Elephant Day

Award-winning adventure tour operator Exodus Travels launched a new documentary, Living in the Land of the Tuskers on World Elephant Day (August 12). The short film showcases the work being done with Kenyan conservation experts to support the continued roll-out of the Free to Roam elephant conservation project, launched in 2021 in Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park.  Funded through The Exodus Travels Foundation, the […]

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Canada Jetlines set for lift-off on Sept. 22

Photo: courtesy Canada Jetlines Canada Jetlines an all-new Canadian leisure airline, will begin operations out of its travel hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), on September 22, 2022. The airline will begin operations with biweekly flights operating Thursdays and Sundays out of Toronto (YYZ) to Calgary (YYC) from 07:55am – 10:10am EST and returns […]

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Lynx cat at YVR: Not a good idea

Click the image to see what happens when YVR invites “real-life” lynx cat to welcome Lynx Air.

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