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MTU Maintenance & World Duty Free receive Clear Skies awards

Each year, YVR recognizes tenants that demonstrate an outstanding commitment, innovation and enthusiasm towards improving the environment on Sea Island. Since 2011, businesses on Sea Island have been recognized with a Clear Skies Award for actions ranging from reducing gas emissions and potable water consumption to improving ecosystem health, waste diversion and energy efficiency. Last […]

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YVR’s Waste Wars competition a win-win for all

If you’ve recently travelled through YVR, you may have noticed the lack of traditional garbage can receptacles. Instead, the airport’s terminals are lined with bins intended for sorting waste into recyclable categories. YVR’s Environmental Management Plan, which provides the framework for the organization’s environmental initiatives, has outlined a goal of diverting 50 per cent of […]

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Rick Hansen Foundation awards gold certification to YVR for accessibility

YVR has received an ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) program. YVR is the first airport to receive the rating and is the highest rated building in the program. The RHFAC program is based upon the holistic user experience of people with varying disabilities affecting their mobility, vision and […]

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YVR, Fairmont Vancouver Airport tops in North America for 2015

On March 11, Vancouver was in spotlight at the 2015 World Airport Awards, with Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and the Fairmont Vancouver Airport receiving top honours from Skytrax’s award ceremony held in Paris, France. For the sixth consecutive year, YVR took the title of Best Airport in North America by Skytrax World Airport Awards, the […]

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