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YVR TAKEcare health & safety campaign launched

YVR has launched an operational program and health and safety campaign—YVR TAKEcare—that is designed to help people move through the airport safely and with confidence.  To help combat COVID-19, YVR TAKEcare places industry-leading health, safety and cleaning practices and protocols at the forefront of airport processes and includes collaboration with the airport’s many partners. As part of the program, YVR is streamlining […]

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Tamara Vrooman new president & CEO at YVR

The Board of Directors of Vancouver Airport Authority has announced the appointment of Tamara Vrooman as president & chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2020. Vrooman succeeds Craig Richmond who announced in November 2019 that he would be retiring at the end of June 2020 after seven years leading the organization that operates Vancouver International […]

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Canada’s new air passenger bill of rights

The Canadian Transportation Agency’s (CTA) second half of Canada’s air passenger rights’ bill, which outlines what form of compensation passengers are entitled to when their flights are delayed or cancelled, is now in effect. The CTA’s first phase of the passenger bill of rights was introduced in July 2019 and laid out new rules for […]

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Air Transat begins flights from YVR to two Costa Rican cities

Air Transat has begun service between Vancouver and two Costa Rican cities — San José and Liberia. The route to the two cities is available twice weekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, until April 18, 2020. To mark the inaugural flight on December 18, 2019, the team at YVR served beverages and sweet treats to passengers […]

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Sun Country airlines launching flights to YVR in May, 2020

Sun Country Airlines has announced a new seasonal nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to YVR, marking Sun Country’s first-ever route to Canada in the company’s 36-year history. Sun Country Airlines is an award-winning airline, the eleventh largest in the U.S., that is recognized for being a leader in leisure travel, with a focus on connecting […]

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