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Innovative Travel Solutions expands BorderXpress, launches CheckItXpress

YVR’s Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) celebrated the end of 2018 with two industry-leading, in-market solutions to meet the passenger needs of tomorrow: BorderXpress and CheckitXpress. With the expansion of BorderXpress in Cyprus, marking the first kiosks to be implemented for Entry and Exit border control in the European Union, YVR’s ITS retained its position as […]

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Cannabis is now legal in Canada: Tips for travel & possession

On October 17, 2018, the lawful sale and consumption of cannabis for recreational use was adopted in Canada. In B.C., this means that people 19 and over can now legally carry up to 30 grams of cannabis and can travel with it domestically within Canada, though laws may vary by province and territory. It is […]

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Fly Calm initiative introduced at YVR to reduce travel stress

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) BC Division, the Fly Calm initiative has been introduced at YVR. The launch of the initiative on October 10 coincided with World Mental Health Day and included a host of new resources, including an interactive website with several videos, as well as an on-the-go colouring book […]

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YVR’s 2037 Master Plan has arrived

Upgraded bridges and roads on Sea Island, new taxiways to improve aircraft movement and one of the largest GeoExchange energy systems in Canada are just some of the exciting enhancements outlined in the YVR 2037 Master Plan. Approved by the federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau earlier this year, the Master Plan will guide land use […]

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YVR provides first kiosks for Entry and Exit border control in Europe

  Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS), an independent business unit within YVR, has installed 74 BorderXpress kiosks at Pafos International Airport (Pafos) and Larnaka International Airport (Larnaka) in Cyprus. This marks a major milestone for the industry and ITS, which developed the technology, as this is the first implementation of permanent kiosks for Entry and Exit […]

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