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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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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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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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YVR marks retirement of Board Chair with scholarship

Mary Jordan will retire as Chair of the Board of Directors, Vancouver Airport Authority, at the end of her full term this month [May 2019]. Jordan had an impressive 15-year tenure at YVR, having served on the Board since 2004 and as Board Chair since 2010. In recognition of her significant and far-reaching contributions to […]

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YVR air traffic soars to new record

Recently released final passenger numbers at YVR confirm that 2018 was another year of record-breaking growth for the airport. YVR welcomed more than 25.9-million passengers, a 7.3 per cent increase over 2017, reaching its 25-million passenger milestone two years ahead of forecast. The airport’s passenger growth is fuelled by expanded services from its airline partners, […]

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