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NEWS Tuesday, 26 November 2019 |

Vancouver Airport Authority's Craig Richmond to retire in June 2020

Vancouver Airport Authority has begun the search for a new president and CEO following the announcement that Craig Richmond is to retire in June, 2020, after seven years in the role.

NEWS Tuesday, 27 August 2019 |

More biometric self service kiosks for Barbados gateway

Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in Barbados now boasts 48 biometric-enabled kiosks provided by Innovative Travel Solutions, the independent business unit of Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

NEWS Monday, 25 February 2019 |

SSP Canada to open new F&B outlets at YVR

SSP Canada has been awarded three contracts to develop and operate a new group of food and beverage concession spaces at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

NEWS Friday, 15 June 2018 |

Vancouver breaks ground on multi-year expansion programme

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has broken ground on a number of capital construction projects designed to enhance the airport experience and improve YVR's competitive position as a world-class connecting hub.

NEWS Thursday, 25 May 2017 |

Vancouver International Airport unveils new LED airfield lighting system

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art LED lighting system on its airfield that it believes provides further evidence of its commitment to sustainable growth.

NEWS Thursday, 19 January 2017 |

YVR unveils new C$5.6 billion road map for the future

Vancouver International Airport has unveiled Flight Plan 2037, a new road map outlining its strategy to becoming a world class, sustainable hub connecting Asia and the Americas.

NEWS Wednesday, 04 January 2017 |

Popular local restaurant opens at Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is ringing in the New Year with a new full-service restaurant, Lift Bar & Grill.

NEWS Wednesday, 02 March 2016 |

Oakland introduces new queue busting automated passport kiosks

Oakland has become the latest gateway to install Vancouver International Airport's automated passport kiosk solution for its international passengers.

WBP NEWS Wednesday, 13 March 2013 |

Vancouver to install new state-of-the-art baggage handling system

Vanderlande Industries has started work on the phased installation of a comprehensive new baggage handling system (BHS) at Vancouver International Airport.

Destination retail

Chris LeTourneur and Andrew Fayn report on the growing trend of opening shopping malls and other retail facilities on airport sites.

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