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YVR Air Mail

Official Newsletter for Vancouver Airport Authority

April 2011

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A First for Aircraft Noise Management

YVR will soon be home to the first aircraft engine-testing facility in Canada, designed to reduce noise in the community.

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YVR Wins Best Airport in North America

YVR has been named Best Airport in North America – for the second year in a row – as part of the 2011 Skytrax World Airport Awards.

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KLM Anniversary

KLM celebrates 25 years of YVR service

KLM recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ operations at YVR.

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Hawkair Makes a Move

Hawkair has made a big move from the South Terminal to the Main Domestic Terminal.

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Play-off hockey fever at YVR

Travelling during the play-offs? YVR has several hotspots for drinking, dining and cheering on your team, both before and after security.

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Gateway Prefera

Gateway launches loyalty program

Gateway Valet & Concierge has launched a brand-new loyalty program at YVR allowing customers to earn and redeem points.

Click for More Info Click here to learn more about Gateway Valet Prefera

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness at YVR

The emergency management plan at YVR focuses on three principles and is designed to respond to a number of emergencies.

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New U.S. terminal opens at Bahamas YVR-subsidiary airport

Lynden Pindling International Airport has a brand new, state-of-the-art U.S. terminal for travellers to enjoy.

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Wolf Eels

YVR Aquarium Welcomes Two Wolf Eels

Our International Terminal aquarium has welcomed a pair of wolf eels, in the hope they will lay an egg mass here at the airport.

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Charity Thrift Store at YVR

Have you ever wondered what happens to items that go unclaimed from the Lost & Found desk?

Click for More Info Visit the YVR Chaplaincy Thrift Store


Aircraft of the Month: Boeing 747-8 Freighter

The Boeing 747-8 Freighter is being touted as the most efficient freighter in the world, offering more capacity and lower fuel costs than its predecessor.

Click for More Info Check out the new Boeing 747-8 Freighter


Airport Revenue News recently recognized YVR as both the “Airport with the Best Overall Concession Program” and the “Airport with the Most Unique Services”.

Reminder: YVR APM - May 12

Vancouver Airport Authority is hosting its Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m. at YVR.


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