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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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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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YVR’s digital twin makes the news

As YVR continues to evaluate and optimize its operations, it’s no surprise that teams across its organization have big goals coming into 2022, which certainly includes all who touch YVR’s digital twin. A digital twin is a virtual clone of a real-life object, acting and reacting in virtual space the same way its physical counterpart […]

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Flying ‘ark’ brings hundreds of rescued cats and dogs from Afghanistan to YVR

On the evening of Feb. 1, an Ilyushin IL-76 giant, Soviet-era cargo plane touched down at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The specially configured aircraft’s two-day journey began in Kabul, Afghanistan, making stops in Turkey and Iceland before landing in Vancouver. Its precious cargo was 158 dogs and 146 cats, stranded in Afghanistan when American troops […]

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YVR and ITBC join forces to advance BC’s Indigenous tourism

YVR and Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), creating a new partnership that supports each organization’s goals, contributes to the growth of tourism and drives awareness for the diverse regions of British Columbia. The surrounding principle of the MOU is collaboration, including opportunities for cross-promotion in the tourism industry, data […]

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