YVR welcomed its 10 millionth passenger On Aug 5, 2022

On Aug 5, YVR welcomed its 10 millionth passenger through the terminal in 2022. Sunday, August 21 is set to be the airport’s busiest day since March 2020 Richmond, B.C., 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As the global aviation community re-builds from the impact of the pandemic, YVR reached an important milestone on August… Read the full press release

Air Canada resumes daily services to Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland

Vancouver-Sydney flights ramp up to daily beginning May 1 Vancouver-Brisbane flights resume Jul. 1, four times weekly Vancouver-Auckland flights resume Nov. 10, three times weekly Most extensive schedule connects Canada to South Pacific destinations and supports tourism and hospitality sectors MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 16, 2022) announced a strategic expansion of its South Pacific schedule with… Read the full press release

YVR selects Cushman & Wakefield as its exclusive advisor to secure Airport Commerce Centre investor

Richmond, B.C., Canada, 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has selected Cushman & Wakefield as its exclusive advisor to secure a partner to invest, complete construction and lease-up of a 300,000 square foot facility near the airport’s main terminal. The facility was initially designed to create additional capacity in utilities when… Read the full press release

YVR voted best airport in North America and earns first COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award

YVR voted best airport in North America for 12th consecutive year, and earns the first COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award, the only Canadian airport to be recognized. Richmond, B.C., 2021-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 10, 2021), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated being named Best Airport in North America for a record 12 years… Read the full press release

YVR announces retirement of President & CEO Craig Richmond

Board of Directors Commences Global Search for Next President & CEO Richmond, B.C., 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver Airport Authority today (November 25, 2019) announced that Craig Richmond, President & CEO, has advised the Board of Directors of his plans to retire from YVR on June 30, 2020 after seven years leading the… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s new service between YVR and Sacramento International Airport

Air Canada’s new flight further expands airline’s growing network at YVR Richmond, B.C., 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 17, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight for Air Canada’s service between YVR and Sacramento International Airport (SMF). The daily, year-round connection makes YVR the first Canadian airport to offer direct-non-stop… Read the full press release

WestJet adds 60 flights from YVR

Richmond, B.C., 2018-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (January 29, 2018) announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Vancouver hub to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and Mexico, adding 60 more flights weekly. “WestJet is again providing additional service to benefit both the business traveller… Read the full press release

YVR earns two Excellence in Governance Awards from the Governance Professionals of Canada

YVR’s governance model and diversity recognized by experts from across Canada Richmond, B.C., 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday (November 2, 2017), YVR received two Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs) in Toronto from the Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) – one for Best Overall Corporate Governance (non-public entity) and one for Best Practices in… Read the full press release

YVR: Air Canada announces daily service to Frankfurt and thrice weekly service to London Gatwick for the summer of 2017

New services connect YVR to Frankfurt and London Richmond, B.C., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 9, 2016), Air Canada announced new, non-stop seasonal daily service to Frankfurt (FRA) and three-times weekly service to London Gatwick (LGW) for the summer of 2017. These new services will further expand Air Canada’s international hub at… Read the full press release