Metal birds and our feathered friends don't mix well, and YVR goes to great lengths to make sure both the wildlife and our passengers stay safe. One of those measures is using trained birds of prey to scare off smaller birds from the air field. Meet Goliath, Boeing and Hercules, three vital members of the YVR Team that help keep the airport safe.
Twenty eight families living with autism recently had the unique opportunity to participate in the first annual YVR Accessibility Tour for Autism at Vancouver International Airport.
NAV CANADA is heading to YVR on January 23-25, 2015 to test our Instrument Landing System (ILS). For those who are unfamiliar to what the ILS does, it’s a navigation instrument that guide pilots safely to a runway during good and bad weather conditions.
We couldn't believe our ears recently when late-night laugh man Jimmy Fallon started talking about the rockfish in his opening monologue on The Tonight Show.
YVR recently celebrated the opening of the expanded Domestic Terminal, the A-B Connector. Featuring spruced-up gates, an expedited baggage system, seismic upgrades and a wide range of new dining and shopping options, the A-B Connector will keep YVR connected to destinations across Canada.
Today was an extremely important day at YVR as we officially opened the A-B Connector, a massive capital project (the biggest in our history) that was the first step in our 10-year Gateway Plan.
Back by popular demand, the YVR Explorer Tour is now a year-round program.
Last year at YVR was amazing beyond our wildest Dreamliners. We had new airlines, new aircraft and welcomed a record number of passengers at YVR. But we have big plans for 2015 as well!
Starting this Saturday, the Australian carrier Qantas will once again fly their YVR to Sydney route!
With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it's important to try and relax and enjoy yourself while travelling.