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These are all the ways YVR gives back to the Greater Vancouver area

While most Vancouverites are well acquainted with Vancouver International Airport and its position as a world-class travel hub, many locals don’t realize all the ways in which YVR is a leader in our community.

Source: Daily Hive

YVR wants Ryan Reynolds to be airport's celebrity ambassador

Vancouver Airport Authority CEO and president Craig Richmond may be in charge of the second busiest airport in Canada but he still finds time for sketch comedy and viral marketing campaigns.

Source: Vancouver Sun

As YVR prepares for long-term growth, its unique not-for-profit model ensures B.C. residents will share in the prosperity

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is embarking on an ambitious journey to build the airport of the future while continually delivering on its public interest mandate to bring economic and social benefits to the region. 

Source: Vancouver Sun

This is how YVR is bringing infrastructural and economic growth to BC

Whether you’ve grown up in Vancouver or are a new arrival to the city, chances are you’ve spent some time at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). But YVR is more than just Vancouver’s largest travel hub — it’s an integral part of the local community. 

Source: Daily Hive

4 ways YVR is innovating the passenger experience right now

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is more than just Vancouver’s travel hub. The airport is run by a community-based, not-for-profit organization with no shareholders, which is a structure that allows it to reinvest all profits back into the airport and the local region. 

Source: Daily Hive 

YVR Is First Airport To Get Gold-Level Accessibility Rating

Vancouver International Airport has taken several measures to ensure the airport can be navigated by all of its employees, passengers and partners.

Source: Vancouver Is Awesome

Vancouver International Airport Named North America's Best Airport For 10th Consecutive Year

In a ceremony held in London earlier today, YVR picked up Skytrax’s award for North America’s best airport, which is the 10th straight time Canada’s second largest airport has won the award. 

Source: Daily Hive

Vancouver International Airport Announces 9.1 Billion In Expansion Plans

Vancouver International Airport is starting construction on the next phase of a now-revised, 20-year expansion plan anticipating faster passenger growth that now comes with a $9.1 billion price tag, compared with $5.6 billion in 2017. 

Source: Vancouver Sun

YVR Builds Geoexchange System

The biggest building in the province, YVR in Richmond, will get a new heating and cooling system that will include one of the largest geoexchange systems in the country.

Source: Richmond News

Fasten Your Leashes And Prepare For Cuteness: Meet The Working Dogs Of YVR

The Vancouver International Airport took time to salute its four-legged staff on Monday in a special event educating the public about how dogs help keep the busy airport running smoothly. 

Source: CBC

20 New Food And Drink Options Coming To YVR Airport By 2020

YVR will implement over 20 new food and beverage concepts at the airport over the next two years, along with 10 new retail offerings. 

Source: Vancouver Is Awesome

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